Members vote to prohibit future TSA rulings on bringing 'sharp objects' on planes

To make sure TSA doesn't pursue the idea further, Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) proposed a funding limitation amendment to the 2014 spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security that would block TSA from considering any similar policy changes in 2014. It was quickly approved by voice vote.

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The amendment was one of several the House was considering Wednesday night. In voice votes, the House also approved amendment from:

— Pedro Pierluisi (D-PR), prohibiting funding for Customs and Border Security salaries related to the collection of duties and taxes authorized to be levied and paid in Puerto Rico, and

— Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), prohibiting the use of funds to buy American flags unless they are made in America.