Summary: H.R.2044 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2044. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/03/2005)

Air Cargo Security Act - Requires the inspection of all cargo transported in aircraft operated by domestic and foreign air carriers. Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to: (1) develop a plan to implement such inspection; (2) monitor and evaluate new cargo screening technologies; (3) establish a system for the regular inspection of shipping facilities (including foreign facilities) for shipments of air cargo; and (4) establish a training and evaluation program for air cargo handlers.