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H.R. 1813: FASTER Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 11, 2021 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 1813


March 11, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Mr. Katko, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. Norton, Mr. Phillips, Mrs. Demings, Mr. Pascrell, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. Huffman, Ms. Brownley, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mrs. Beatty, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Cohen, Mr. Perlmutter, Mr. Lamb, Mr. Schrader, Mr. Pappas, Ms. Jayapal, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Welch, Mr. Lynch, Ms. Titus, Mr. Sires, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. McNerney, Mr. Allred, Miss Rice of New York, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mr. Pallone, and Mr. Soto) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security


To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure that revenues collected from passengers as aviation security fees are used to help finance the costs of aviation security screening by repealing a requirement that a portion of such fees be credited as offsetting receipts and deposited in the general fund of the Treasury.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Funding for Aviation Screeners and Threat Elimination Restoration Act or the FASTER Act.


Repeal of requirement regarding crediting and deposit of a portion of aviation security fees



Section 44940 of title 49, United States Code, is amended—


in subsection (c), by striking paragraph (3);


in subsection (f)—


by striking the heading and inserting Deposit and availability of fee.—;


by striking paragraph (1);


by redesignating paragraphs (2) and (3) as paragraphs (1) and (2), respectively; and


by amending paragraph (1), as so redesignated, to read as follows:


shall be deposited into a separate account in the Treasury, which shall be available to the Administrator for expenditure only to pay the costs of activities and services for which the fee is imposed; and

; and


by striking subsection (i).


Conforming amendment

Subsection (d)(4) of such section is amended by striking , other than subsection (i),.