To enhance the security operations of the Transportation Security Administration and stability of the transportation security workforce by applying the personnel system under title 5, United States Code, to employees of the Transportation Security Administration who provide screening of all passengers and property, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 5, 2020
Length: 12 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 5, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.
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242 Cosponsors (232 Democrats, 10 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Chairs Lowey and Thompson Introduce Bill to Improve TSA Frontline Workforce”
— Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 12, 2019
— Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA46] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 6, 2020
“Washington Watch - 3/2/20”
— Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7, 2011-2020] on Mar 2, 2020
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What stakeholders are saying
Feb 8, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4488 (114th).
May 3, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2309 (115th).
Feb 11, 2019
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Jan 29, 2020
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Mar 5, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 1140 (116th) 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. 1140. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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