House Passes Bill to Allocate TSA-Collected Loose Change to Airport Military Groups

Hundreds of thousands of dollars a year


We all toss our pocket change in a jar from time to time and watch it grow. Now, a U.S. congressman is hoping to force the TSA to put that money to good use – as the agency collects hundreds of thousands each year in loose change from forgetful travelers.

The House on Tuesday approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., that would require the TSA to transfer unclaimed money recovered from airport security checkpoints to nonprofit organizations that operate airport programs in support of the military.