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H.R. 2514 (115th): FASTER Act

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To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure that revenues collected from passengers as aviation security fees are used to help finance the costs of aviation security screening by repealing a requirement that a portion of such fees be credited as offsetting receipts and deposited in the general fund of the Treasury.

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Sponsor and status

Peter DeFazio

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 2 pages
May 18, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 18, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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Rep. Peter DeFazio Applauds Senate Introduction of Legislation to Increase Funding for Aviation Security
    — Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR4] (Sponsor) on Sep 5, 2018

Rep. DeFazio Introduces Legislation to Reduce Congestion at TSA Screening Checkpoints
    — Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman [D-NJ12] (Co-sponsor) on May 19, 2017

Reps. DeFazio, Thompson Urge TSA to Continue Passenger Screenings at Small Airports
    — Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR4] (Sponsor) on Aug 2, 2018

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May 18, 2017

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H.R. 2514 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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