Summary: S.516 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.516. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/05/2003)

Arming Cargo Pilots Against Terrorism Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that a flight deck crew member of a cargo aircraft should be armed with a firearm to defend such aircraft against attacks by terrorists that could use the aircraft as a weapon of mass destruction or for other terrorist purposes.

Amends Federal transportation law to authorize the training and arming of flight deck crew members (pilots) of all-cargo air transportation flights to prevent acts of criminal violence or air piracy.