- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Information TechnologyCommittee on Homeland SecurityCommittee on Oversight and ReformIntroducedApril 2nd, 2009
- house Committees
Bill DetailsOfficial information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.
Transportation Security Workforce Enhancement Act of 2009
To enhance the transportation security functions of the Department of Homeland Security by providing for an enhanced personnel system for employees of the Transportation Security Administration, and for other purposes.
Transportation Security Workforce Enhancement Act of 2009 - Terminates certain authorities under the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel management system with respect to TSA employees under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act and related law, including all authority to establish or adjust a human resources management system. Subjects TSA employees (including screeners) to the protections of the federal civil service system, including the right to collective bargaining, compensation, leave, health, and other employee rights. Prohibits any reduction in rate of pay or certain other rights of TSA employees upon conversion from the TSA personnel system to the federal civil service system. Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security, within 14 days after enactment of this Act, to: (1) inform the TSA employees' qualified labor organization in writing of the conversion plans; and (2) afford the organization a reasonable opportunity to present its views and recommendations. Requires the Secretary to consider such views or recommendations before taking final action and give the organization a written statement of the reasons for such final actions. Declares that nothing in this Act shall be considered to repeal or otherwise affect specified federal laws prohibiting strikes against the U.S. Government. Authorizes appropriations.