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H.R.3484: Airport Security Act of 2013
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||transportation and public works|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Hank Johnson, D-Ga.|
|Total Cosponsors||14 (All Democrats)|
|Introduced||Nov. 14, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Jan. 9, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
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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.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Jan. 9, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|Nov. 20, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.|
|Nov. 14, 2013||Referred to House Judiciary|
|Nov. 14, 2013||Referred to House Homeland Security|