H. R. 3735
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 11, 2017
Mr. Joyce of Ohio (for himself, Mr. Lipinski, Mr. Bost, Ms. Speier, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Fitzpatrick, and Mr. Donovan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security
To prohibit the implementation of a policy change to permit small, non-locking knives on aircraft, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
No Knives on Planes Act of 2017.
Prohibition on implementation of policy change to permit small, non-locking knives on aircraft
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, on and after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security may not implement any change to the prohibited items list of the Transportation Security Administration that would permit passengers to carry small, non-locking knives through passenger screening checkpoints at airports, into sterile areas at airports, or on board passenger aircraft.
Prohibited items list defined
In this section, the term prohibited items list means the list of items passengers are prohibited from carrying as accessible property or on their persons through passenger screening checkpoints at airports, into sterile areas at airports, and on board passenger aircraft pursuant to section 1540.111 of title 49, Code of Federal Regulations.