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

About This Bill

  • Introduced May 9, 2018
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 2, 2018

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Bill Summary

Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act of 2018 (Sec.2)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
Aug. 2, 2018

Became Public Law No: 115-230.

Aug. 2, 2018

Signed by President.

Aug. 1, 2018
Presented to President.
July 30, 2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
July 26, 2018

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

July 26, 2018

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5437)

July 11, 2018
Received in the Senate.
July 11, 2018
Received in the Senate, read twice.
July 10, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 10, 2018

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

July 10, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5729.
July 10, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5996-5997)
July 10, 2018
Mr. Katko moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
June 27, 2018
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-790, Part I.
June 6, 2018
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
June 6, 2018
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 10, 2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
May 9, 2018
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, 2018

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

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