Text: S.1495 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[S. 1495 Introduced in Senate (IS)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1495

 To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to 
  issue an order with respect to secondary cockpit barriers, and for 
                            other purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                           September 11, 2013

   Mr. Casey introduced the following bill; which was read twice and 
   referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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                                 A BILL


 
 To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to 
  issue an order with respect to secondary cockpit barriers, and for 
                            other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Saracini Aviation Safety Act of 
2013''.

SEC. 2. SECONDARY COCKPIT BARRIERS.

    Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this 
Act, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall 
issue an order that--
            (1) requires, on each commercial aircraft operating under 
        part 121 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, the 
        installation of a barrier, other than the cockpit door, that 
        prevents access to the flight deck of an aircraft; and
            (2) requires, for an aircraft--
                    (A) that is equipped with a cockpit door, that the 
                barrier required under paragraph (1) remain locked 
                while--
                            (i) the aircraft is in flight; and
                            (ii) the cockpit door separating the flight 
                        deck and the passenger area is open; and
                    (B) that is not equipped with a cockpit door, that 
                the barrier required under paragraph (1) remain locked 
                as determined appropriate by the pilot in command.
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