H.R. 1554 (112th): Catching Operational Vulnerabilities by Ensuring Random Testing Act of 2011


Apr 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nita Lowey

Representative for New York's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit advance notice to certain individuals, including security screeners, of covert testing of security screening procedures for the purpose of enhancing transportation security at airports, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/14/2011--Introduced.Catching Operational Vulnerabilities by Ensuring Random Testing Act of 2011 or COVERT Act of 2011 - Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to make sure that advance notice of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 14, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1554”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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Related Bills

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H.R. 2464 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2009

H.R. 3011 (Related)
Transportation Security Administration Authorization Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 2011

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