H.R.1245 - Flight School Security Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] (Introduced 03/19/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||03/27/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation Security.|
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Summary: H.R.1245 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/19/2013)
Flight School Security Act of 2013 - Revises requirements with respect to the training of aliens and other individuals designated by the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) in the operation of certain aircraft.
Authorizes a flight instructor, pilot school, or aviation training center to provide training in the operation of an aircraft with a takeoff weight of more than 12,500 pounds to an individual who does not hold a valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) airman's certification only if: (1) that individual has been checked against the terrorist watchlist by the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]) to determine if he or she poses a threat to aviation or national security or a threat of terrorism, and (2) the Assistant Secretary determines that the individual does not pose a threat that warrants denial of access to such training.