S.1421 - Emergency Aviation Security Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
||Sen. Hutchison, Kay Bailey [R-TX] (Introduced 09/13/2001)
||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation
||09/13/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)
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Emergency Aviation Security Act of 2001 - Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to implement a sky marshal program that: (1) provides for random deployment of sky marshals on domestic commercial air passenger flights and international flights on American carriers into or out of the United States; (2) provides background and fitness checks for, and appropriate training, supervision, and equipment of, sky marshals; and (3) requires commercial air carriers to provide seating for a sky marshal on any selected air passenger flight without regard to the availability of seats on such flight. Authorizes the Administrator to impose a fee of not more than $1.00 per domestic flight segment to carry out such program.