About the bill
H.R. 4467 requires the Federal Air Marshal Service to utilize risk-based strategies when allocating resources for international and domestic flight coverage. In addition, the bill requires the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to report to Congress about the compliance with risk-based requirements.
The Federal Air Marshal Service detects, deters and defeats hostile acts against aviation. Federal Air Marshals (FAMs) are armed federal law enforcement officers deployed on passenger flights worldwide to protect airline passengers and crew against the risk of criminal and terrorist violence. In September 2017, GAO reported that TSA does not measure data on the effectiveness and deterrence value of FAMs. This is a major problem for accountability—FAMs deployment cost taxpayers $800 million in fiscal year 2015—as well as for the value of ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 22, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
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).
3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Hice Measure to Bolster Aviation Safety Soars Through House”
— Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10] (Sponsor) on Mar 22, 2018
“McCaul on House Passage of Eight Bills to Protect the Homeland”
— Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 22, 2018
H.R. 4467 (115th) 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 H.R. 4467. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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