Proposal would end rescreening of luggage entering U.S. from Canada

09/17/2012 | Hill, The

Two lawmakers have proposed legislation that would relax security screening for some bags transported from Canadian airports to the U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., sponsored the bill and said it would make traveling between the two countries easier. "By making baggage screening more efficient for passengers traveling to our country, this legislation will benefit the American tourism industry, while boosting economic development and job creation," Blunt said. Luggage arriving from Canada today goes through the same screening procedure twice.

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