House Passes First Ever TSA Reauthorization in FAA Package


Washington, D.C. – Today the House passed a bipartisan five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This critical legislation provides the FAA with the long-term funding to strengthen the overall safety and security of our transportation systems. The bill includes the first ever reauthorization of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). It comprehensively updates TSA’s mission and strategic planning and ensures TSA has the right authorities to address today’s threats. Twenty-five bipartisan House Homeland Security bills were also included in the legislation, which will ensure the United States continues to lead in aviation security by enhancing screening oversees at

Bills to Shield the Homeland


The Homeland Security Committee continues to pass bipartisan legislation that seeks to secure America’s borders, protect against cyber-attacks, ensure that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security runs efficiently, and shield the homeland from both international and domestic threats. The Homeland Security Committee passed 111 bills through the House; 31 of those bills became public law (P.L.).   115th Congress   Public Laws (31) H.R. 366, DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess (SAVE) Act, introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA), passed the House on January 31, 2017; passed the Senate on May 2, 2017; House passed the amended Senate version on May 23, 2017; signed into

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