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H.R. 4467: Strengthening Aviation Security Act of 2018

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

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 ...

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Jody Hice

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Nov 28, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 22, 2018

This bill passed in the House on March 22, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

30% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Nov 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 7, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 19, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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Mar 22, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 27, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 12, 2018
 
Text Published

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4467 is 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.

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