This Day in History: 2007-02-28

On 28 February 2007 passage through the lower house of the Aviation Transport Security Amendment (Additional Screening Measures) Bill 2007 was commenced. The amendment was to address the matter of liquid explosives being carried on board passenger aircraft, in response to a global alert. The Bill passed the Senate on 22 March 2007. Source: House of Representatives, Debates, 28 February 2007, p. 28. via website