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H.R. 911: Saracini Enhanced Aviation Safety Act of 2019

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To require the installation of secondary cockpit barriers on existing aircraft, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Brian Fitzpatrick

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Jan 30, 2019

Introduced on Jan 30, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 30, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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Fitzpatrick, Gottheimer, Carson, and King Introduce Saracini Aviation Safety Act
    — Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Sponsor) on Feb 6, 2019

Rep. Carson Leads Effort to Protect Planes from Hijacking
    — Rep. André Carson [D-IN7] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 3, 2019

Gottheimer, Fitzpatrick, Carson, and King Introduce Saracini Enhanced Aviation Safety Act of 2019
    — Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ5] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 19, 2019

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Jan 30, 2019

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