Title: Securing Public Areas of Transportation Facilities Act of 2018
Subject: Transportation and public works: Advisory bodies: Congressional oversight: Department of Homeland Security: Executive agency funding and structure: Firearms and explosives: Government information and archives: Government studies and investigations: Law enforcement administration and funding: Motor carriers: Public transit: Public-private cooperation: Railroads: Roads and highways: Terrorism: Transportation employees: Transportation safety and security
Description: Securing Public Areas of Transportation Facilities Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a working group to promote collaborative engagement between DHS and public and private sector stakeholders to develop non-binding recommendations for enhancing security in public areas of transportation facilities (including facilities that are surface transportation assets). (Sec. 4) DHS shall: (1) inform owners and operators of surface transportation assets about the availability of technical assistance to help protect and enhance the resilience of public areas of such assets, (2) provide such assistance to requesting owners and operators of surface transportation assets, and (3) publish best practices for protecting and enhancing the resilience of public areas of transportation facilities. (Sec. 5) The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) shall submit to specified congressional committees a review of regulations, directives, policies, and procedures issued by the TSA regarding the transportation of a firearm and ammunition.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Last Action Date: June 26, 2018
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Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 0% (2 of 435)
|Senate||Jun 26, 2018||Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
|House||Jun 25, 2018||Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.|
|House||Jun 25, 2018||Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5629-5630)|
|House||Jun 25, 2018||DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5766.|
|House||Jun 25, 2018||On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5629-5630)|
|House||Jun 25, 2018||Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|House||Jun 22, 2018||Reported by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-778.|
|House||Jun 22, 2018||Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 604.|
|House||Jun 6, 2018||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|House||Jun 6, 2018||Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.|
|House||May 10, 2018||Introduced in House|
|House||May 10, 2018||Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.|
|Engrossed||Jun 26 2018||federal link||bill text|
|Introduced||Jun 22 2018||federal link||bill text|
|Introduced||May 30 2018||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Commerce, Science, And Transportation
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