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H.R. 4812: Honor Flight Act

H.R. 4812: Honor Flight Act was introduced on June 11, 2014 by Rep. Cedric Richmond:

H.R.4812 — Honor Flight Act (Introduced in House – IH)

HR 4812 IH

113th CONGRESS
2d Session

H. R. 4812
To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration to establish a process for providing expedited and dignified passenger screening services for veterans traveling to visit war memorials built and dedicated to honor their service, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 9, 2014

Mr. RICHMOND (for himself, Mr. HUDSON, and Mr. PALAZZO) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Homeland Security

A BILL
To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration to establish a process for providing expedited and dignified passenger screening services for veterans traveling to visit war memorials built and dedicated to honor their service, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `Honor Flight Act’.
SEC. 2. HONOR FLIGHT PROGRAM.

Title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding after section 44927 the following new section:
`Sec. 44928. Honor Flight Program

`The Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall establish, in collaboration with the Honor Flight Network or other not-for-profit organization that honors veterans, a process for providing expedited and dignified passenger screening services for veterans traveling on an Honor Flight Network private charter, or such other not-for-profit organization that honors veterans, to visit war memorials built and dedicated to honor the service of such veterans.’.