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S.2044: A bill to require the Under Secretary for Science and Technology in the Department of Homeland Security to contract with an independent laboratory to study the health effects of backscatter x-ray machines used at airline checkpoints operated by the Transportation Security Administration and provide improved notice to airline passengers.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
This bill is primarily about transportation and public works
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Sponsor Susan Collins, R-Maine
Total Cosponsors 5 (2 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 31, 2012
Latest Major Action Jan. 31, 2012
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
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No bill actions for S.2044 in the 112th Congress