Text: H.R.2693 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/16/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2693


To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit a report to Congress on security screening by the Transportation Security Administration of veterans and other passengers with amputations.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 16, 2013

Mr. Cook (for himself, Mr. Runyan, and Mr. O’Rourke) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to submit a report to Congress on security screening by the Transportation Security Administration of veterans and other passengers with amputations.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Screening Amputees and Veterans with Efficiency and Dignity Act” or the “Save Dignity Act”.

SEC. 2. Report on TSA screening of veterans and other passengers with prostheses.

(a) In general.—The Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit a report to Congress by not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act on security screening by the Transportation Security Administration of veterans and other passengers with amputations, with or without prosthesis.

(b) Contents.—The report shall include analysis of—

(1) the disparities that exist between airports in the screening of such passengers;

(2) identification of the airports at which the Administration uses procedures and methods for such screening that are efficient, safe, timely, and respectful of such passengers, and airports at which the Administration does not use such procedures and methods; and

(3) description of actions that will be taken by the Administration to implement such procedures and methods at all airports at which the Administration performs security screening of passengers.