H.R.4559 – Global Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017

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Week ending January 12, 2018

H.R.4559 – Global Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017


Under HR 4559 the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall conduct a global aviation security review to address improving aviation security standards across the global aviation system.

The global aviation security review shall establish best practices regarding the following collaborating with foreign partners to improve global aviation security capabilities and standards, identifying foreign partners that have not successfully implemented security protocols from the International Civil Aviation Organization or the Department of Homeland Security and have not taken steps to implement such security protocols, improving the development, outreach, and implementation process for security directives or emergency amendments, as the case may be, issued to domestic and foreign air carriers and assessing the cybersecurity and cyber espionage risk of security screening equipment.

(Full text of H.R. 4559 congress.gov)

SponsorRep. Estes, Ron [R-KS-4] (Introduced 12/06/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

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