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Short Titles as Introduced

FAMS Augmentation Act of 2013

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To increase the number of Federal air marshals for certain flights, require criminal investigative training for such marshals, create an office and appoint an ombudsman for the marshals, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

01/03/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

02/12/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.
Action By: Committee on Homeland Security
01/03/2013Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/03/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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No cosponsors.

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Homeland Security01/03/2013 Referred to
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security02/12/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/03/2013)

FAMS Augmentation Act of 2013 - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to increase the number of federal air marshals by at least an additional 1,750 above the number of such marshals as of January 31, 2011, to ensure increased transportation security for inbound international flights.

Declares the goal of this Act is to increase the number of inbound flights with federal marshals onboard while maintaining federal marshal presence on domestic point-to-point flights at or above December 25, 2009, levels.

Directs the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) to establish a policy requiring newly hired federal air marshals to complete as part of their basic training the criminal investigative training program at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. Requires federal air marshals hired before enactment of this Act who have not completed such program to attend an alternative training program.

Directs the Assistant Secretary to establish in FAMS an Office of the Ombudsman.