Key Votes

S 1450 - Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act - Key Vote

National Key Votes

John Kerry voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (96-1) - (Key vote)

Title: Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill to provide support to United States airlines following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Highlights:
  • Provides airlines up to $10 billion in loans and in the aggregate of $5 billion in grants to cover for direct and incremental losses due to the attacks on September 11, 2001.
  • Establishes an Air Transportation Stabilization Board to oversee and handle loans.
  • Creates compensation program for individuals who were killed or injured from the attacks on September 11, 2001, and their survivors.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act

Sponsors

  • Thomas A. 'Tom' Daschle (SD - ) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Chester Trent Lott Sr. (MS - R) (Out Of Office)