Summary: H.R.1140 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House, Part I (02/21/2020)

Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2020

This bill modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel.

Among other requirements, the bill

  • within 180 days, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation governing the conditions of employment for TSA employees, thus making TSA employees subject to the personnel management system applicable to other federal employees;
  • sets forth transition rules that protect the pay rates, leave rights, and other rights of TSA employees;
  • requires DHS to consult with the labor organization certified by the Federal Labor Relations Authority to carry out the conversion of such positions; and
  • does not affect the prohibitions against disloyalty and asserting the right to strike against the federal government.