S.911 - Saracini Aviation Safety Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 04/14/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/14/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.911 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/14/2015)
Saracini Aviation Safety Act of 2015
Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue an order to require: (1) the installation of secondary barriers, other than the cockpit door, to prevent access to the flight deck of each covered aircraft; (2) such barriers on the aircraft with a cockpit door to remain locked while the aircraft is in flight and the cockpit door separating the flight deck and the passenger area is open; and (3) such barriers on the aircraft without a cockpit door to remain locked as determined by the pilot in command.
Defines "covered aircraft" to mean a commercial aircraft: (1) equipped with more than 75 passenger seats, and (2) with a maximum gross takeoff weight of more than 75,000 pounds.