S.1367 - Helping Heroes Fly Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Pryor, Mark L. [D-AR] (Introduced 07/25/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/25/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.1344, which became Public Law 113-27 on 8/9/2013.|
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Summary: S.1367 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/25/2013)
Helping Heroes Fly Act - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]) to develop and implement a process to ease travel and to the extent possible provide expedited passenger screening services for severely injured or disabled Armed Forces members and veterans, and their accompanying family members or nonmedical attendants.
Requires the Assistant Secretary also to maintain an operations center to provide for the movement of such members and veterans through screening before boarding a domestic or foreign passenger aircraft.
Directs the Assistant Secretary to establish and publish certain protocols for severely injured or disabled Armed Forces members and veterans or their family members and others to contact the operations center to request expedited screening services for the member or veteran.