S.1403 - Helping Heroes Fly Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Pryor, Mark L. [D-AR] (Introduced 07/31/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||07/31/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.1344, which became Public Law 113-27 on 8/9/2013.|
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Summary: S.1403 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/31/2013)
Helping Heroes Fly Act - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]) to develop and implement a process to support and facilitate the movement of severely injured or disabled Armed Forces members and veterans through passenger screening before boarding passenger aircraft.
Requires the Assistant Secretary also to maintain an operations center to provide for the movement of such members and veterans through passenger screening.
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 support during and facilitation of passenger screening for the member or veteran.