Title: Airport Security Act of 2017
Subject: Transportation and public works: Aviation and airports: Firearms and explosives: Transportation safety and security
Description: Airport Security Act of 2017 This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a program to prohibit all but specified authorized individuals from possessing a firearm at a covered airport, including any individual who enters the airport, or exits public transportation at it, for air travel, meeting another individual, picking up cargo, or employment. The TSA shall require airport operators to: display conspicuous notices summarizing the program at each airport entrance, and require law enforcement personnel to monitor the airport to prevent violations and escort air travelers who are authorized to carry a firearm. The bill prescribes criminal penalties for nonauthorized individuals who knowingly possess a firearm at a covered airport.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: April 12, 2017
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11 sponsors: Henry Johnson (D); Jackie Speier (D); David Scott (D); Robin Kelly (D); Don Beyer (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Gerald Connolly (D); John Lewis (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (11 of 435)
|House||Apr 12, 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Apr 4, 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security.|
|House||Mar 28, 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Mar 28, 2017||Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
|House||Mar 28, 2017||Referred to House Homeland Security|
|House||Mar 28, 2017||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Introduced||Mar 30 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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