S. 1893 - Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act

Transportation and public works. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to require the Transportation Security Administration to implement best practices and improve transparency with regard to technology acquisition programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act

S. 1893 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to require the Transportation Security Administration to implement best practices and improve transparency with regard to technology acquisition programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to require the Transportation Security Administration to implement best practices and improve transparency with regard to technology acquisition programs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act
  • Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act
  • Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act
Sponsor
Kelly Ayotte
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Transportation and public works
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Advanced technology and technological innovations
  • Aviation and airports
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Homeland security
  • Minority and disadvantaged businesses
  • Performance measurement
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Public-private cooperation
  • Small business
  • Technology assessment
  • Technology transfer and commercialization
  • Transportation safety and security
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced12/20/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced12/20/2013
12/20/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
12/20/2013Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar7/23/2014Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
11/17/2014Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Rockefeller with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-274.
Put on a legislative calendar11/17/2014Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 599.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2009 For $75,650 Against $0
  2. March - April 2009 For $157,550 Against $0
  3. May - June 2009 For $183,250 Against $0
  4. July - August 2009 For $111,650 Against $0
  5. September - October 2009 For $201,540 Against $0
  6. November - December 2009 For $182,100 Against $0
  7. January - February 2010 For $130,180 Against $0
  8. March - April 2010 For $248,100 Against $0
  9. May - June 2010 For $348,484 Against $0
  10. July - August 2010 For $138,977 Against $0
  11. September - October 2010 For $433,474 Against $0
  12. November - December 2010 For $69,250 Against $0
  13. January - February 2011 For $87,100 Against $0
  14. March - April 2011 For $172,650 Against $0
  15. May - June 2011 For $216,752 Against $0
  16. July - August 2011 For $112,900 Against $0
  17. September - October 2011 For $207,206 Against $0
  18. November - December 2011 For $150,050 Against $0
  19. January - February 2012 For $119,950 Against $0
  20. March - April 2012 For $269,844 Against $0
  21. May - June 2012 For $367,950 Against $0
  22. July - August 2012 For $131,500 Against $0
  23. September - October 2012 For $370,385 Against $0
  24. November - December 2012 For $86,850 Against $0
  25. January - February 2013 For $119,750 Against $0
  26. March - April 2013 For $226,950 Against $0
  27. May - June 2013 For $310,551 Against $0
  28. July - August 2013 For $136,150 Against $0
  29. September - October 2013 For $265,825 Against $0
  30. November - December 2013 For $170,597 Against $0
  31. January - February 2014 For $163,970 Against $0
  32. March - April 2014 For $323,100 Against $0
  33. May - June 2014 For $304,100 Against $0
  34. July - August 2014 For $214,600 Against $0
  35. September - October 2014 For $307,548 Against $0
  36. November - December 2014 For $85,398 Against $0

Votes

    19 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act

    19 organizations supported this bill

    Aeronautical Repair Station Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    Airlines for America
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    airports council internationalnorth america
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    American Association of Airport Executives
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    Cargo Airline Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    General Aviation Manufacturers Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    Helicopter Association International
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    International Air Transport Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    National Air Carrier Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    National Air Transportation Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    National Association of State Aviation Officials
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    National Business Aviation Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    Regional Airline Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    Security Industry Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    Security Manufacturers Coalition
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.
    U.S. Travel Association
    undersigned (2014, April 29). Letter on Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from NBAA.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,100$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$94,400$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$38,450$0
    John BarrassoRWY$15,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$49,950$0
    Mark BegichDAK$157,350$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$75,550$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$48,600$0
    Roy BluntRMO$128,701$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$118,498$0
    John BoozmanRAR$36,400$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$65,450$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$64,950$0
    Richard BurrRNC$41,525$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$80,293$0
    Ben CardinDMD$56,800$0
    Tom CarperDDE$31,470$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$70,650$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$11,500$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$45,350$0
    Tom CoburnROK$13,250$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$88,850$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$89,700$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$38,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$27,380$0
    John CornynRTX$113,300$0
    Mike CrapoRID$18,500$0
    Ted CruzRTX$74,850$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$52,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$109,400$0
    Mike EnziRWY$30,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$61,650$0
    Deb FischerRNE$12,400$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$89,300$0
    Al FrankenDMN$35,950$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$124,676$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$74,050$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$39,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$91,916$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$12,500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$106,300$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$45,000$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$18,150$0
    Dean HellerRNV$71,850$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$141,950$0
    John HoevenRND$22,600$0
    Jim InhofeROK$79,950$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$130,480$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$19,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$23,200$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$2,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$57,894$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$6,750$0
    Mark KirkRIL$109,550$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$146,800$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$99,266$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,450$0
    Mike LeeRUT$108,800$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$82,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$61,950$0
    John McCainRAZ$70,850$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$123,050$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$224,050$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$50,450$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$66,750$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$152,707$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$69,396$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$36,497$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$183,250$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$168,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$9,701$0
    Rob PortmanROH$114,650$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$100,450$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$35,500$0
    Harry ReidDNV$199,900$0
    Jim RischRID$5,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$101,500$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$74,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$84,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$4,050$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$68,250$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$204,900$0
    Tim ScottRSC$113,525$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,600$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$49,616$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$29,900$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$45,150$0
    Jon TesterDMT$88,250$0
    John ThuneRSD$125,250$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$115,690$0
    Mark UdallDCO$141,450$0
    Tom UdallDNM$57,150$0
    David VitterRLA$75,600$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$140,950$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$17,150$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$31,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$62,800$0
    Ron WydenDOR$76,300$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,100$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$94,400$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$38,450$0
    John BarrassoRWY$15,500$0
    Max BaucusDMT$49,950$0
    Mark BegichDAK$157,350$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$75,550$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$48,600$0
    Roy BluntRMO$128,701$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$118,498$0
    John BoozmanRAR$36,400$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$65,450$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$64,950$0
    Richard BurrRNC$41,525$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$80,293$0
    Ben CardinDMD$56,800$0
    Tom CarperDDE$31,470$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$70,650$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$11,500$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$45,350$0
    Tom CoburnROK$13,250$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$88,850$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$89,700$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$38,000$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$27,380$0
    John CornynRTX$113,300$0
    Mike CrapoRID$18,500$0
    Ted CruzRTX$74,850$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$52,000$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$109,400$0
    Mike EnziRWY$30,500$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$61,650$0
    Deb FischerRNE$12,400$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$89,300$0
    Al FrankenDMN$35,950$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$124,676$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$74,050$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$39,000$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$91,916$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$12,500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$106,300$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$45,000$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$18,150$0
    Dean HellerRNV$71,850$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$141,950$0
    John HoevenRND$22,600$0
    Jim InhofeROK$79,950$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$130,480$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$19,000$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$23,200$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$2,000$0
    Tim KaineDVA$57,894$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$6,750$0
    Mark KirkRIL$109,550$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$146,800$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$99,266$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$25,450$0
    Mike LeeRUT$108,800$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$82,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$61,950$0
    John McCainRAZ$70,850$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$123,050$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$224,050$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,000$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$50,450$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$66,750$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$152,707$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$69,396$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$36,497$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$183,250$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$168,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$9,701$0
    Rob PortmanROH$114,650$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$100,450$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$35,500$0
    Harry ReidDNV$199,900$0
    Jim RischRID$5,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$101,500$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$74,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$84,000$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$4,050$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$68,250$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$204,900$0
    Tim ScottRSC$113,525$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,600$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$49,616$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$29,900$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$45,150$0
    Jon TesterDMT$88,250$0
    John ThuneRSD$125,250$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$115,690$0
    Mark UdallDCO$141,450$0
    Tom UdallDNM$57,150$0
    David VitterRLA$75,600$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$140,950$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$17,150$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$31,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$62,800$0
    Ron WydenDOR$76,300$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Airlines$2,040,309
    Air transport unions$1,523,100
    Security services$849,120
    Aircraft parts & equipment$721,554
    Aircraft manufacturers$548,650
    Lodging & tourism$466,564
    General aviation (private pilots)$393,100
    Aviation services & airports$374,983
    Air freight$174,400
    Air transport$110,101

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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