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house Bill H.R. 4442

PLANES Act of 2010

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PLANES Act of 2010

Official Title

To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a study and submit a report to Congress on the use of explosives detection technologies in air transportation, and for other purposes.


Protect the Lives of Americans Now through Enhanced Screening Act of 2010 or PLANES Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS), acting through the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]), to: (1) study and report to Congress on the use and effectiveness of explosives detection technologies, including whole-body imaging technology, explosives trace detection technology, and explosives detection canine teams, for screening cargo, passenger checked and carry-on baggage, and air passengers on domestic and foreign aircraft; (2) submit to Congress an explosives detection technologies rapid deployment plan; and (3) ensure that each U.S. commercial service airport has at least one explosives detection canine team, and that a sufficient number of such teams be deployed to meet 100% of federal air cargo screening requirements for domestic and foreign passenger aircraft.

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      house Committees
      Transportation and Maritime Security
      Committee on Homeland Security
    IntroducedJanuary 13th, 2010

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