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H.R.4812: Honor Flight Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Cedric Richmond, D-La.
Total Cosponsors 4 (1 Democrat, 3 Republicans)
Introduced June 9, 2014
Latest Major Action Dec. 16, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 22, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Honor Flight Act - Directs the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a process for providing expedited and dignified passenger screening services for veterans traveling on an Honor Flight Network private charter, or another not-for-profit organization that honors veterans, to visit war memorials built and dedicated to honor their service.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 16, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-221.
Dec. 16, 2014 Signed by President.
Dec. 9, 2014 Presented to President.
Dec. 8, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 4, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 4, 2014 Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6354)
July 23, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
July 22, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 22, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6610)
July 22, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4812.
July 22, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6609-6612)
July 22, 2014 Mr. Hudson moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 3, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 388.
July 3, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 113-516.
June 11, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
June 11, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 11, 2014 Subcommittee on Transportation Security Discharged.
June 10, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.
June 9, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.