By Keith Laing - 01/03/12 07:59 PM EST
The LA Times interviewed the director of the Consumer Travel Alliance, Charlie Leocha, who said that "[a]ny use of the money by TSA seems distasteful."
"It’s not their money," Leocha told the paper in the interview. "In fact, it is money left by harassed passengers and should certainly not go to TSA as a reward for invasive searches."
A spokesman for Miller told The Hill Tuesday that the bill has referred to the House Armed Services Committee, of which Miller is a member, and said the congressman is hopeful the renewed interest will give the measure momentum.