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S. 911: Saracini Enhanced Aviation Safety Act of 2019

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 27, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 911

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 27, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Toomey) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Saracini Enhanced Aviation Safety Act of 2019.

2.

Installation of secondary cockpit barriers on existing aircraft

(a)

In general

Not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall issue an order requiring installation of a secondary cockpit barrier on each covered aircraft.

(b)

Covered aircraft

In this section, the term covered aircraft means a commercial passenger aircraft operating under the provisions of part 121 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations.