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H.R. 2770 (114th): Keeping our Travelers Safe and Secure Act

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To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require certain maintenance of security-related technology at airports, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Kathleen Rice

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2015
Length: 6 pages
Jun 15, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 27, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.


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House Passes Rep. Rices Bill to Improve Maintenance of Airport Screening Technology
    — Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY4] (Sponsor) on Jul 27, 2015

House Passes Rep. Rices Bill to Improve Maintenance of Airport Screening Technology
    — Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY4] (Sponsor) on Jul 27, 2015

Rep. Rice Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Require Regular Maintenance of Airport Screening Technology
    — Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY4] (Sponsor) on Jun 16, 2015

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Jun 15, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 16, 2015
Considered by Transportation and Maritime Security

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 25, 2015
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 22, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 27, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2770 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2770. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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