H.R.6159 - To amend title 49, United States Code, to require that individuals seeking training in the operation of certain aircraft be checked against the terrorist watchlist to ensure that such individuals are non-threats to aviation.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] (Introduced 07/19/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||07/25/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.|
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Summary: H.R.6159 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/19/2012)
Flight School Security Act of 2012 - Revises federal flight training requirements authorizing a flight instructor, pilot school, or aviation training center to provide training in the operation of certain aircraft to an alien or any other individual specified by the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS).
Prescribes the additional requirement that such training may occur only upon receipt of information from the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]) that: (1) the individual has been checked against the terrorist watchlist, and (2) the Assistant Secretary has determined that individual is a non-threat to aviation.