Landmark Aviation Security Legislation Agreement Reached by House-Senate Conference Committee [open pdf - 10KB]
This press release announces a landmark aviation security package that will create a federalized airport screening system and insure 100 percent baggage screening at all of the nation's airports. The legislation creates a Transportation Ssecurity Administration within the Department of Transportation that is responsible for transportation security, including aviation. U.S. House Tranportation Committee chairman Don Young announces, "This legislation will provide the highests degree of aviation security in our nation's history."
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