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H.R. 5729: Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act of 2018

To restrict the department in which the Coast Guard is operating from implementing any rule requiring the use of biometric readers for biometric transportation security cards until after submission to Congress of the results of an assessment of the effectiveness of the transportation security card program.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Katko

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 24th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

May 9, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 10, 2018

This bill passed in the House on July 10, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

37% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 9, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 6, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 27, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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Jul 6, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Jul 10, 2018
 
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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5729 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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