Summary: H.R.6226 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6226. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/28/2006)

Securing Aircraft Cockpits Against Lasers Act of 2006 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit the aiming of the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft or in its flight path. Imposes a fine and/or prison term of up to five years.

Exempts from such prohibition: (1) individuals conducting research and development or flight test operations for an aircraft manufacturer or the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); (2) Department of Defense or Department of Homeland Security personnel conducting research, development, operations, testing or training; or (3) an individual using a laser emergency signaling device to send a distress signal.