H.R.115 - Freedom of Travel Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] (Introduced 01/06/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||01/23/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.115 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/2015)
Freedom of Travel Act of 2015
This bill prohibits the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from performing any security screening operations except: (1) screening passengers and property; and (2) prescribing standards for the employment of air carrier personnel and, as appropriate, airport security personnel. It nullifies any Act authorizing the TSA to perform any other security screening operations.
The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 is amended to repeal the authority of the DHS Secretary, acting through the TSA Administrator, to develop Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response (VIPR) teams to augment security of public transportation.