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PA Bill Number: SB883

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement.

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 7, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB550

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Requires 'armed' police officers near airport security screening areas. Appears to mandate local police provide the manpower.

Legislation Overview

Title: Checkpoint Safety Act of 2017

Subject: Transportation and public works: Aviation and airports: Department of Homeland Security: Department of Transportation: Detention of persons: Executive agency funding and structure: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement officers: State and local government operations: Transportation safety and security

Description: Checkpoint Safety Act of 2017 This bill revises minimum requirements for the deployment of armed law enforcement personnel at security screening locations at certain airports. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), formerly the Under Secretary of Transportation for Security of the Department of Transportation, shall order the deployment of at least one armed law enforcement officer within 300 feet of the security screening location and within the terminal during operating hours of each airport having annual enplanements of 8 million or more or international enplanements of 1 million or more. The TSA shall order the deployment of additional armed law enforcement officers at such airports if deemed necessary to ensure airport security. The bill revises air transportation security program requirements to require that such programs ensure: law enforcement presence at each airport is adequate to ensure the safety of passengers, as under current law, and their property; close cooperation between all relevant parties in ensuring airport security; high training standards for all security and law enforcement personnel; prompt notification of, and law enforcement response to, any security incidents at airports, including detention of persons who attempt to evade transportation security screening; and multiple means for TSA Officers or members of the public to request prompt law enforcement assistance in the airport. The bill repeals TSA authority for allowing deputized state and local law enforcement officers to be stationed other than at airport security screening locations.

Session: 115th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security.

Last Action Date: February 2, 2017



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16 sponsors: Eliot Engel (D); Daniel Donovan; Lee Zeldin (R); Krysten Sinema (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Grace Meng (D); Alan Lowenthal (D); Peter King (R); Carol Shea-Porter (D); Bill Pascrell (D); Paul Cook (R); Albio Sires (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Brian Fitzpatrick (R); Josh Gottheimer (D); David Scott (D)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 2 2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security.
House Jan 13 2017 Introduced in House
House Jan 13 2017 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 28 2017 federal bill text bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security


There have not been any votes on this bill

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