H.R.911 - Saracini Aviation Safety Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8] (Introduced 02/07/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/08/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.911 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/07/2017)
Saracini Aviation Safety Act of 2017
This bill requires 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.
"Covered aircraft" is defined as 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.