S.516 - Arming Cargo Pilots Against Terrorism Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bunning, Jim [R-KY] (Introduced 03/05/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||03/13/2003 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: S.516 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.
Introduced in Senate (03/05/2003)
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.