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      house Committees
      House Committee on Homeland Security
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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedJuly 31st, 2013

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Title

Helping Heroes Fly Act

Official Title

A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to direct the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration) to facilitate the screening of severely injured or disabled members of the Armed Forces and severely injured or disabled veterans at airports, and for other purposes.

Summary

Helping Heroes Fly Act - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]) to develop and implement a process to support and facilitate the movement of severely injured or disabled Armed Forces members and veterans through passenger screening before boarding passenger aircraft. Requires the Assistant Secretary also to maintain an operations center to provide for the movement of such members and veterans through passenger screening. Directs the Assistant Secretary to establish and publish certain protocols for severely injured or disabled Armed Forces members and veterans or their family members and others to contact the operations center to request support during and facilitation of passenger screening for the member or veteran.

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