To amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to provide expedited air passenger screening to severely injured or disabled members of the Armed Forces and severely injured or disabled veterans, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 3, 2013
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 9, 2013
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 9, 2013.
24 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“President Obama signs Rep. Tulsi Gabbard's Bill into Law”
— Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Aug 9, 2013
“House Passes Bipartisan Veterans Legislation Cosponsored by Shea-Porter”
— Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1, 2017-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 21, 2013
“Fighting for our Veterans”
— Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE3] on May 24, 2013
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 1367: Helping Heroes Fly Act
Introduced on Jul 25, 2013. 72% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 1403: Helping Heroes Fly Act
Introduced on Jul 31, 2013. 65% incorporated. (compare text)
H.R. 1344 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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