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H.R. 3669 (115th): Securing General Aviation and Commercial Charter Air Carrier Service Act of 2017

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 3669 seeks to improve and streamline security procedures related to general aviation and commercial charter air carriers utilizing risk-based security standards.

Specifically, the bill requires the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct a cost and feasibility study of establishing web-based access to the Secure Flight system for commercial charter air carriers.

Small aviation operators cannot absorb the cost of installing the necessary software to connect to TSA’s Secure Flight system for vetting passengers. Currently, TSA emails these operators the necessary security data in a ...

Sponsor and status

Ron Estes

Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Sep 1, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 11, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Estes Amendments Included in FAA Reauthorization
    — Rep. Ron Estes [R-KS4] (Sponsor) on Sep 26, 2018

House Passes McCaul's Landmark Cybersecurity Legislation
    — Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 11, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates H.R. 3669 will add $15 million in new spending through 2022.


Sep 1, 2017

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

Sep 7, 2017
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.

Oct 12, 2017
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.

Dec 11, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 3669 (115th) 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.

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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