H. R. 6028
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 26, 2012
Mr. Walsh of Illinois introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security
To authorize the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to modify screening requirements for checked baggage arriving from preclearance airports, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012.
Section 44901(d) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
For a flight or flight segment originating at an airport outside the United States and traveling to the United States with respect to which checked baggage has been screened in accordance with an aviation security preclearance agreement between the United States and the country in which such airport is located, the Assistant Secretary (Transportation Security Administration) shall have discretion to determine whether such baggage must be re-screened in the United States by an explosives detection system before such baggage continues on any additional flight or flight segment.
Aviation security preclearance agreement defined
In this paragraph, the term aviation security preclearance agreement means an agreement that delineates and implements security standards and protocols that are determined comparable to those of the United States and therefore sufficiently effective to enable passengers to deplane into sterile areas of airports in the United States.
Section 44901 of title 49, United States Code, is
amended by striking
explosive each place it appears and