Text: H.R.5340 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/26/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5340


To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure that revenues collected from passengers as aviation security fees are used to help finance the costs of aviation security screening by repealing a requirement that a portion of such fees be credited as offsetting receipts and deposited in the general fund of the Treasury.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 26, 2016

Mr. DeFazio (for himself, Mr. Dold, and Mr. Thompson of Mississippi) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security


A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure that revenues collected from passengers as aviation security fees are used to help finance the costs of aviation security screening by repealing a requirement that a portion of such fees be credited as offsetting receipts and deposited in the general fund of the Treasury.

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 “Funding for Aviation Screeners and Threat Elimination Restoration Act” or the “FASTER Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of requirement regarding crediting and deposit of a portion of aviation security fees.

(a) Repeal.—Subsection (i) of section 44940 of title 49, United States Code, is repealed.

(b) Conforming amendment.—Subsection (d)(4) of such section is amended by striking “, other than subsection (i),”.