Senate bill reviewing baggage scans for international travel passes

The No-Hassle Flying Act, introduced by Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharDozens of senators push EPA for higher ethanol mandate Brother may I? Congress must reform senseless drug regulation Caution: drug competition not allowed MORE (D-Minn.), would allow the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to determine whether checked baggage on a flight originating at an airport outside the United States must be re-screened in the United States before it can continue on any additional flights if the baggage has already been screened in the foreign airport.

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S. 3542 would only allow the additional baggage scan to be skipped if  the foreign airport is in accordance with an aviation security preclearance agreement between the United States and the country in which the airport is located.

Sens. Roy BluntRoy BluntGun-control supporters plan next steps versus NRA McConnell quashes Senate effort on guns White House makes last-ditch plea for opioid funding MORE (R-Mo.), Maria CantwellMaria CantwellThe Hill's 12:30 Report Democrats seize spotlight with sit-in on guns Overnight Energy: Obama signs chemical safety reform into law MORE (D-Wash.) and John ThuneJohn ThuneRepublicans question Trump's trip to Scotland Short-term FAA bill would likely extend into next year, GOP chairman says Civil liberties group mobilizes against surveillance amendment MORE (R-S.D.) co-sponsored the bill, which passed by unanimous consent.

The bill now head to the House for legislative action.

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