Summary: H.R.999 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.999. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/06/2013)

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 to an individual in the operation of an aircraft with a takeoff weight of more than 12,500 pounds only if that individual has been checked against databases available to the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]) that he or she is: (1) a U.S. citizen, (2) a U.S. national, (3) a permanent resident, or (4) an alien temporarily admitted to the United States as a nonimmigrant for the purpose of obtaining such training.

Directs the Secretary to require Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification of flight schools.