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S.1367: Helping Heroes Fly Act
About this Bill
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|Sponsor||Mark Pryor, D-Ark.|
|Total Cosponsors||1 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||July 25, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||July 25, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
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- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Helping Heroes Fly Act - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]) to develop and implement a process to ease travel and to the extent possible provide expedited passenger screening services for severely injured or disabled Armed Forces members and veterans, and their accompanying family members or nonmedical attendants.
Requires the Assistant Secretary also to maintain an operations center to provide for the movement of such members and veterans through screening before boarding a domestic or foreign passenger aircraft.
Directs the Assistant Secretary to establish and publish certain protocols for severely injured or disabled Armed Forces members and veterans or their family members and others to contact the operations center to request expedited screening services for the member or veteran.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 25, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|