US HB4561 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 10 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-01-10 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Pending: Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

SAFE TECH Act Security Assessment Feasibility for Equipment Testing and Evaluation of Capabilities for our Homeland Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to develop a program allowing a vendor to obtain performance testing of transportation security screening technology through a third party as an alternative to the TSA's regular testing process. (Sec. 4) The TSA must develop a process for reciprocal recognition of security standards in coordination with the European Civil Aviation Conference. (Sec. 5) The Government Accountability Office must report on the third-party testing program established by this bill.

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Title

SAFE TECH Act Security Assessment Feasibility for Equipment Testing and Evaluation of Capabilities for our Homeland Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-01-10SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
2018-01-09HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2018-01-09HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H36-37)
2018-01-09HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4561.
2018-01-09HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H36-38)
2018-01-09HouseMr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2018-01-09HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 371.
2018-01-09HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-498.
2017-12-13HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2017-12-13HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2017-12-06HouseReferred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
2017-12-06HouseIntroduced in House

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