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H.R. 876: Aviation Employee Screening and Security Enhancement Act of 2017

This bill requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to study and implement better screening for TSA's 900,000 employees following attempts by TSA employees to detonate a bomb at an airport, gun and drug smuggling, and employees who became involved in terrorist activities overseas. The new screening would include creating a national database of employees who have had either their airport ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 6, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 25, 2017

This bill passed in the House on April 25, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

John Katko

Representative for New York's 24th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017
Length: 11 pages

Prognosis:

40% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 6, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Mar 8, 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.

Mar 8, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Homeland Security

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

Apr 25, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Apr 25, 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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 876 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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