Key Votes

HR 4635 - Arming Pilots Against Terrorism Act - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Virgil Goode, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (310-113) - (Key vote)

Title: Arming Pilots Against Terrorism Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill to start a program that deputizes airline pilots as federal law enforcement officers and allows them to carry firearms on airlines to defend aircraft decks from acts of violence.

Highlights:
  • Provides pilots with the same training and supervision that federal air marshals currently receive.
  • Grants airlines and pilots limited liability if injury damages or death should occur on the aircraft during a terrorist attack.
  • Offers two-year self-defense program to all flight attendants.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Arming Pilots Against Terrorism Act

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Co-sponsors

  • W. Todd Akin (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard Hugh Baker (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Barcia (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Laurence 'Bob' Barr Jr. (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John N. Boozman (AR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ed Bryant (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen E. 'Steve' Buyer (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Cannon (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John C. Cooksey (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Barbara L. Cubin (WY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann S. Davis (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip 'Phil' English (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Virgil H. Goode Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James V. Hansen (UT - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert C. 'Robin' Hayes (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Hefley (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Van Hilleary (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy V. 'Tim' Johnson (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian Douglas Kerns (IN - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James T. 'Jim' Kolbe (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven C. 'Steve' LaTourette (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Linder (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth R. 'Ken' Lucas (KY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank R. Mascara (PA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott McInnis (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Chip' Pickering Jr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Russell Platts (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dennis 'Denny' Rehberg (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Avery 'Mike' Ross (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Max A. Sandlin Jr. (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert W. 'Bob' Schaffer (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Stenholm (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Ted Strickland (OH - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Lee 'Bob' Stump (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Gerald Tancredo (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gene Taylor (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John R. Thune (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Tiahrt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Turner (TX - ) (Out Of Office)