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H.R.4803: TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Mark Sanford, R-S.C.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 5, 2014
Latest Major Action July 23, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 3, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2014 - (Sec. 4) Directs the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) analyze the data and methods that the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security) uses to identify Transportation Security Administration (TSA) law enforcement officer and criminal investigators; and (2) provide relevant findings to the Assistant Secretary, including regarding whether the data and methods are adequate and valid.

Prohibits TSA from hiring any new employee to work in its Office of Inspection if the Inspector General finds that such data and methods are inadequate or invalid, until: (1) the Assistant Secretary makes a certification to the House Committee on Homeland Security and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation that onl...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
July 22, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 22, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6604-6605)
July 22, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4803.
July 22, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6604-6606)
July 22, 2014 Mr. Sanford moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 3, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 385.
July 3, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 113-513.
June 11, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
June 11, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 11, 2014 Subcommittee on Transportation Security Discharged.
June 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.
June 5, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.