Title: Airport Security Act of 2013
Subject: Aviation and airports: Firearms and explosives: Transportation and public works
Description: Airport Security Act of 2013 - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (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 the Assistant Secretary to require airport operators to: (1) display conspicuous notices summarizing the program at each airport entrance, and (2) 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: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: January 9, 2014
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15 sponsors: Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr.; Carson, Andre; Connolly, Gerald E. "Gerry"; Conyers, John, Jr.; Ellison, Keith; Grayson, Alan; Honda, Michael M.; Jackson-Lee, Sheila; Lee, Barbara; Lewis, John; McCarthy, Carolyn; Moran, James P.; Scott, David; Speier, Jackie; Waxman, Henry A.;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (15 of 435)
|House||Jan 9, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Nov 20, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.|
|House||Nov 14, 2013||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||Nov 14, 2013||Referred to House Homeland Security|
|House||Nov 14, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Introduced||Nov 16 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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