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Proposed Federal Gun Legislation HB1746

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Airport Security Act of 2017

Subject: Transportation and public works

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

Link: NA

Sponsors

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10 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);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (10 of 435)

History
Chamber Date Action
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
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Mar 30 2017 federal link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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