To improve intergovernmental planning for and communication during security incidents at domestic airports, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 24th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 6, 2016
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 24, 2015
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 24, 2015.
What legislators are saying
“Katko Legislation to Improve Aviation Security Passes House”
— Rep. John Katko [R-NY24] (Sponsor) on Jul 28, 2015
“Congresswoman Waters Applauds House Approval of Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act”
— Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 16, 2015
H.R. 720 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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