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S. 1872 (115th): TSA Modernization Act

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A bill to authorize the programs of the Transportation Security Administration relating to transportation security, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2018
Length: 258 pages
Introduced
Sep 27, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 302: FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2018. (compare text)
Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Thunes Autonomous Vehicle and TSA Aviation Security Bills Pass Commerce Committee
    — Sen. John Thune [R-SD] (Sponsor) on Oct 4, 2017

FAA Reauthorization Act will land on Trumps desk
    — Sen. Bill Nelson [D-FL, 2001-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 4, 2018

Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton bring new good Samaritan bill to address abandoned mines and stoke solution for $50B problem
    — Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3, 2011-2020] on Dec 7, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1872 will add $23.8 billion in new spending through 2022.

History

Sep 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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Oct 4, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 6, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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S. 1872 (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 S. 1872. 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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