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Introduced in House (01/09/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 372


To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide for the eligibility of Transportation Security Administration employees to receive public safety officers’ death benefits, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 9, 2019

Ms. Brownley of California (for herself, Ms. Norton, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Vela, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Soto, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Ms. Moore, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Beyer, Ms. Pingree, Mr. Gonzalez of Texas, Mr. Cárdenas, Ms. Clarke of New York, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Rush, Mr. Hastings, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. Aguilar, Mr. Moulton, and Ms. Roybal-Allard) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide for the eligibility of Transportation Security Administration employees to receive public safety officers’ death benefits, and for other purposes.

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 “Honoring Our Fallen TSA Officers Act”.

SEC. 2. Transportation Security Administration employees eligible to receive public safety officers’ death benefits.

Section 1204(9) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (34 U.S.C. 10284(9)) is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (C), by striking “or” at the end;

(2) in subparagraph (D), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; or”; and

(3) by inserting after subparagraph (D) the following:

    “(E) an employee of the Transportation Security Administration who is performing official duties of the Administration, if those official duties are related to protecting the Nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.”.

SEC. 3. Effective date.

This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect as if they had been enacted on October 31, 2013.