H.AMDT.163 to H.R.2200

Amendment clarifies which aviation facilities qualify for general aviation security grants, including helicopter operators and heliports, establishes a plan and implements a program for screening air passengers with metal implants, improves transportation security assistance, studies the creation of new transportation security positions at TSA, and has a GAO review of other transportation security functions at TSA.

H.AMDT.163(A001)
Amends: H.R.2200
Sponsor: Rep Thompson, Bennie G. [MS-2](offered 6/4/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment clarifies which aviation facilities qualify for general aviation security grants, including helicopter operators and heliports, establishes a plan and implements a program for screening air passengers with metal implants, improves transportation security assistance, studies the creation of new transportation security positions at TSA, and has a GAO review of other transportation security functions at TSA.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 111-127 to clarify which aviation facilities qualify for general aviation security grants, including helicopter operators and heliports, establishes a plan and implements a program for screening air passengers with metal implants, improves transportation security assistance, studies the creation of new transportation security positions at TSA, and has a GAO review of other transportation security functions at TSA.

STATUS:

    6/4/2009 1:41pm:
    Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Thompson (MS). (consideration: CR H6193-6196; text: CR H6193-6195)
    6/4/2009 1:48pm:
    On agreeing to the Thompson (MS) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.

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