The House on Tuesday approved suspension bills dealing with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and federal land use, finishing up work on the week's non-controversial bills.
The first TSA bill was H.R. 2719, the Transportation Acquisition Security Reform Act, which requires TSA to establish a strategic plan for acquiring new technology, and it passed 416-0.
In a 406-0 vote, members also passed a bill that lets the Provo River Water Users Association in Utah to own a canal that it has operated for decades.
The House passed five other land bills in voice votes:
— H.R. 2388, authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to take federal lands in California into a trust to benefit the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians,
— H.R. 1963, the Bureau of Reclamation Conduit Hydropower Development Equity and Jobs Act, which is aimed at developing hydropower at Bureau of Land Management sites,
— H.R. 1241, facilitating a land exchange in the Inyo National Forest in California,
— H.R. 1846, amending law that created the Lower East Side Tenement National Historic Site, to expand the boundary of a Manhattan museum, and
— H.R. 2650, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act. This bill allows this Native American group to sell land without violating the Non-Intercourse Act, which limits tribal sales.