H.R. 2589 (113th): Freedom of Travel Act of 2013

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 28, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2589

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 28, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL

To prohibit the Transportation Security Administration from performing security screening operations for surface transportation, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Freedom of Travel Act of 2013 .

2.

Limitation on authorities of the Transportation Security Administration

(a)

Prohibition

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Transportation Security Administration may not perform security screening operations other than pursuant to sections 44901 and 44935 of title 49, United States Code.

(b)

Nullification of other Federal laws

Any Act authorizing the Transportation Security Administration to perform security screening operations not described in subsection (a) shall have no force or effect.

(c)

VIPR teams

Section 1303 of Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 ( 6 U.S.C. 1112 ; Public Law 110–53 ), and the item relating to such section in the table of contents in section 1(b) of such Act, are repealed.