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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.
- 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.