H.R.5729: Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • Introduced May 9, 2018
  • Latest Major Action July 11, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act of 2018 This bill prohibits the U.S. Coast Guard from: (1) implementing the rule titled "Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)-Reader Requirements," and (2) proposing or issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking for a rule that would require the use of biometric readers for biometric transportation security cards. These prohibitions end 60 days after the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.R.5729.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 11
Received in the Senate.
July 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 10

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5729)

July 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5729.
July 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5996-5997)
July 10
Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
June 27
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-790, Part I.
June 6
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
June 6
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 10
Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
May 9
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
May 9

Introduced in the House by John Katko (R-N.Y.)

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