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H.R.386 Securing Aircraft Cockpits Against Lasers Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 01, 2011 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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  • 74% of users support H.R.386

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Air Line Pilots Association

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      I know that the organization Air Line Pilots Association supports H.R.386

    Opposing Organizations

    • International Laser Display Association

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      I know that the organization International Laser Display Association opposes H.R.386

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    • On January 26, 2011, by BadNewsBengal - hahahahahaha

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      As noted by BadNewsBengal, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 26, 2011, "hahahahahaha"
    • On January 31, 2011, by JackCox - Is this for real? I don't think this is a major pressing issue? I'm opposing it primarily on the fact that it's an unbelievably stupid piece of legislation. I know it sounds harsh but this one isn't even thought out. Show me how many incidents we've had regarding this and maybe I'll reconsider my vote but not right now.

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      As noted by JackCox, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 31, 2011, "Is this for real? I don't think this is a major pressing issue? I'm opposing it primarily on the fact that it's an unbelievably stupid piece of legislation. I know it sounds harsh but this one isn't even thought out. Show me how many incidents we've had regarding this and maybe I'll reconsider my vote but not right now."
    • On March 04, 2011, by jclairmo - Has anyone considered how we would enforce this law? Would the next step requre banning all laser pointers?

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      As noted by jclairmo, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 04, 2011, "Has anyone considered how we would enforce this law? Would the next step requre banning all laser pointers?"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Securing Aircraft Cockpits Against Lasers Act of 2011 (H.R. 386 ... - March 26, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 - H.R. 386. To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 on March 26, 2012, "H.R. 386. To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr386&sa=U&ei=GwzVT_vPL4is2gX4-8C-Dw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNE72MYalbt2-wDd6vNrQbs1V-dBGg)
    • Securing Aircraft Cockpits Against Lasers Act of 2011 (H.R. 386 ... - March 26, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 - H.R. 386. To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 on March 26, 2012, "H.R. 386. To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr386&sa=U&ei=RbLTT5zyOOrE2wXyjOGaDw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNEgU8_0WVhlAl46aqVWkBXyXP45GA)
    • Securing Aircraft Cockpits Against Lasers Act of 2011 (H.R. 386 ... - March 26, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 - H.R. 386. To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills2 on March 26, 2012, "H.R. 386. To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr386&sa=U&ei=WHnST6G7GMTB2QXmy42uDw&ved=0CBwQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNGO1tu4gG2TzbTaMmG0KyGN22m_Zw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • - February 27, 2011 by The Associated Press - Current law also covers commercial flights, but may not extend to law enforcement helicopters that are particularly vulnerable because they fly at lower altitudes. ___ Associated Press writer Joan Lowy contributed to this report. The bill is HR 386.

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      As noted by The Associated Press on February 27, 2011, " Current law also covers commercial flights, but may not extend to law enforcement helicopters that are particularly vulnerable because they fly at lower altitudes. ___ Associated Press writer Joan Lowy contributed to this report. The bill is HR 386. " (http://www.abc2news.com/dpp/news/national/stricter-punishment-for-people-who-use-laser-pointers-on-pilots)
    • This Week in Congress - February 27, 2011 by Daily Kos - Smith (TX) - Judiciary) HR 386 -The Securing Cockpits Against Laser Pointers Act of 2011 (Rep. Lungren - Judiciary) HR 368 - The Removal Clarification Act of 2011 (Rep. Johnson (GA) - Judiciary) HR 347 - The Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds ...

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      As noted by Daily Kos on February 27, 2011, " Smith (TX) - Judiciary) HR 386 -The Securing Cockpits Against Laser Pointers Act of 2011 (Rep. Lungren - Judiciary) HR 368 - The Removal Clarification Act of 2011 (Rep. Johnson (GA) - Judiciary) HR 347 - The Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds ... " (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/02/28/950837/-This-Week-in-Congress)
    • The week ahead on the Hill: Shutdown averted? - February 27, 2011 by Washington Post (blog) - Here's a look at what's ahead this week on that and other issues on the Hill: The House and Senate convene at 2 pm The House is considering four bills, one of which is HR 386, the Securing Cockpits Against Laser Pointers Act of 2011. ...

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      As noted by Washington Post (blog) on February 27, 2011, " Here's a look at what's ahead this week on that and other issues on the Hill: The House and Senate convene at 2 pm The House is considering four bills, one of which is HR 386, the Securing Cockpits Against Laser Pointers Act of 2011. ... " (http://voices.washingtonpost.com/2chambers/2011/02/the_week_ahead_on_the_hill_shu.html)
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