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H.R. 6159 (112th): To amend title 49, United States Code, to require that individuals seeking training in the operation of certain aircraft be checked against the terrorist watchlist to ensure that such individuals are non-threats to aviation.


Cosponsors of H.R. 6159 (112th)

This bill had 24 cosponsors — 24 Democrats — not including its sponsor.

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Sponsor/Cosponsor Joined/Withdrawn On Referred Committees*
D Thompson, Bennie [D-MS2] Primary Sponsor
Homeland Security Chair
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee Ex Officio
D Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18] Original Cosponsor
Homeland Security
D Clarke, Yvette [D-NY11] Jul 26, 2012
Homeland Security

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* Based on current committee assignments. An original cosponsor was a cosponsor on the date the legislation was introduced. Other cosponsors are shown with the date they joined, or later withdrew.

The table above shows whether the sponsor and any cosponsors are members of any committees that the bill has been referred to, a key predictor of whether this bill will move forward.

Cosponsorship of Other Relevant Legislators

The table below shows whether legislators on relevant committees or cosponsors of relevant bills are the sponsor or a cosponsor of this bill.

Cosponsor? Legislator Committee Assignment(s), Bills Sponsored
Primary Sponsor D Thompson, Bennie [D-MS2]
Homeland Security Chair
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee Ex Officio
No D Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ12]
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee Chair
No R Katko, John [R-NY24]
Homeland Security Ranking Member
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee Ex Officio
No R Gimenez, Carlos [R-FL26]
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee Ranking Member
No D Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ5]
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee
No D Luria, Elaine [D-VA2]
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee
No D Payne, Donald [D-NJ10]
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee
No D Titus, Dina [D-NV1]
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee
No R Miller-Meeks, Mariannette [R-IA2]
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee
No R Norman, Ralph [R-SC5]
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee
No R Van Drew, Jefferson [R-NJ2]
Homeland Security - Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee
No D Barragán, Nanette [D-CA44]
Homeland Security
Jul 26, 2012 D Clarke, Yvette [D-NY9]
Homeland Security
No D Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO5]
Homeland Security
No D Correa, Luis [D-CA46]
Homeland Security
No D Demings, Val [D-FL10]
Homeland Security
No D Green, Al [D-TX9]
Homeland Security
Original Cosponsor D Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]
Homeland Security
No D Langevin, James “Jim” [D-RI2]
Homeland Security
No D Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ7]
Homeland Security
No D Rice, Kathleen [D-NY4]
Homeland Security
No D Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI8]
Homeland Security
No D Swalwell, Eric [D-CA15]
Homeland Security
No D Torres, Ritchie [D-NY15]
Homeland Security
No R Bishop, Dan [R-NC9]
Homeland Security
No R Cammack, Katherine “Kat” [R-FL3]
Homeland Security
No R Clyde, Andrew [R-GA9]
Homeland Security
No R Garbarino, Andrew [R-NY2]
Homeland Security
No R Guest, Michael [R-MS3]
Homeland Security
No R Harshbarger, Diana [R-TN1]
Homeland Security
No R Higgins, Clay [R-LA3]
Homeland Security
No R LaTurner, Jacob “Jake” [R-KS2]
Homeland Security
No R McCaul, Michael [R-TX10]
Homeland Security
No R Meijer, Peter [R-MI3]
Homeland Security
No R Pfluger, August [R-TX11]
Homeland Security