House for Passing Airline Security Bill
The White House
November 1, 2001
I commend the House for passing legislation that will help ensure the safety
of the traveling public by strengthening security at America's airports. I am
pleased the bill includes many of the safety measures proposed by my Administration,
including strong federal oversight of airline security, an expanded federal
air marshals program, and important aircraft security enhancements.
The American people deserve tough security standards and the House plan delivers.
I urge the House and Senate to quickly work together to send a strong and effective
bill to my desk.