S.2549 - Treating Small Airports with Fairness Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 02/11/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/11/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2549 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/11/2016)
Treating Small Airports with Fairness Act of 2016
This bill requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct, and provide all necessary staff and equipment for, security screening at any airport that lost commercial air service on or after January 1, 2013, if the airport operator submits: (1) a request for the TSA to conduct such screening, and (2) written confirmation of a commitment from a commercial air carrier that it desires to resume service at the airport within one year.
The TSA shall ensure that the process of implementing security screening at such an airport is complete by the later of: (1) 90 days after the operator of the airport submits a request, or (2) the date on which the carrier intends to resume service.