Aviation and Transportation Security Act Categories: 11-November Timelines: Milestones


November 19, 2001:

President Bush signed the Aviation and Transportation Security Act into law requiring screening conducted by federal officials, 100 percent checked baggage screening, expansion of the Federal Air Marshal Service and reinforced cockpit doors. TSA is created to oversee security in all modes of transportation. — TSA

Impact:

  • Creation of the Transportation Security Administration

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