Title: Airport Security Act of 2015
Subject: Aviation and airports: Firearms and explosives: Transportation safety and security: Transportation and public works
Description: Airport Security Act of 2015 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. Directs TSA to 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. Prescribes criminal penalties for nonauthorized individuals who knowingly possess a firearm at a covered airport.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: July 1, 2015
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22 sponsors: Henry Johnson (D); John Lewis (D); John Conyers (D); Alan Grayson (D); David Scott (D); Mike Quigley (D); Michael Honda (D); Andre Carson (D); Jackie Speier (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Barbara Lee (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Gerald Connolly (D); Keith Ellison (D); Robin Kelly (D); Don Beyer (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Alcee Hastings (D); Charles Rangel (D); Lois Frankel (D); Eliot Engel (D); Ted Lieu (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 5% (22 of 435)
|House||Jul 1, 2015||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jun 29, 2015||Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.|
|House||Jun 15, 2015||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||Jun 15, 2015||Introduced in House|
|House||Jun 15, 2015||Referred to House Judiciary|
|House||Jun 15, 2015||Referred to House Homeland Security|
|House||Jun 15, 2015||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4350)|
|Introduced||Jun 20 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
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