H.R. 3608 (112th): Stop TSA’s Reach In Policy Act

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 8, 2011 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3608

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 8, 2011

(for herself, Mr. Forbes, Mrs. Lummis, Mr. Walsh of Illinois, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Posey, Mr. Flores, Mr. Garrett, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Marchant, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Duncan of Tennessee, Mr. Poe of Texas, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Mica, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Pence, Mr. Reichert, Ms. Herrera Beutler, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mrs. Ellmers, Mr. Griffin of Arkansas, Mr. Burton of Indiana, and Mr. King of Iowa) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

To direct the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to prohibit certain employees of the Transportation Security Administration from using the title of officer and from wearing uniforms and carrying badges resembling those of law enforcement officers.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Stop TSA’s Reach In Policy Act or the STRIP Act.

2.

Prohibition on certain employees of the Transportation Security Administration using the title officer and wearing uniforms resembling those of law enforcement officers

The Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) shall prohibit any employee of the Transportation Security Administration who has not received Federal law enforcement training or is not eligible for Federal law enforcement benefits from—

(1)

using the official job title of officer; or

(2)

wearing a metal badge resembling a police badge or a uniform resembling the uniform of a Federal law enforcement officer.