H.R. 1095: TSA Loose Change Act

Introduced:
Mar 12, 2013
Status:
Passed House on Dec 03, 2013
Prognosis
14% chance of being enacted
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This bill passed in the House on December 3, 2013 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Introduced
Mar 12, 2013
Reported by Committee
Oct 29, 2013
Passed House
Dec 03, 2013
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Jeff Miller
Representative for Florida's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 09, 2013
Length
3 pages
 
Full Title

To amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to transfer unclaimed money recovered at airport security checkpoints to nonprofit organizations that provide places of rest and recuperation at airports for members of the Armed Forces and their families, and for other purposes.

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Prognosis

14% chance of being enacted.

Only about 23% of bills that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were enacted. [show factors | methodology]

Cosponsors
43 cosponsors (33R, 10D) (show)
Committees

House Homeland Security

Transportation Security

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Library of Congress Summary

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12/3/2013--Passed House amended.
TSA Loose Change Act - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA] ) to transfer annually, based on requests for proposals, unclaimed money recovered at airport security checkpoints to nonprofit organizations that operate multiple airport centers throughout the United States to provide places of rest and recuperation for Armed Forces members and their families. (Currently, such moneys are retained by the TSA for civil aviation security.)
Amends the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2005 to repeal the requirement that the TSA Administrator report annually to Congress on how unclaimed money is being used to provide civil aviation security. Requires the Administrator, instead, to report on the amount of money transferred to nonprofit organizations.

House Republican Conference Summary

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