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S. 3379 (114th): Surface Transportation and Maritime Security Act

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A bill to improve surface transportation and maritime security.

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Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016
Length: 43 pages
Introduced
Sep 21, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 710: To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to prepare a comprehensive security assessment of the transportation security card program, and for other purposes.
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016. (compare text)
Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Thunes Surface Transportation Security Bill Addresses TSA Vulnerabilities
    — Sen. John Thune [R-SD] (Sponsor) on Sep 22, 2016

Lawmakers seek to increase security at rail stations, ports
    — Sen. Bill Nelson [D-FL, 2001-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 22, 2016

Booker, Senators Introduce Surface Transportation and Maritime Security Act to Address TSA Vulnerabilities
    — Sen. Cory Booker [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 26, 2016

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History

Sep 21, 2016
 
Introduced

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S. 3379 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3379. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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