There is one summary for S.1421. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Introduced in Senate (09/13/2001)

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.