House Passes Congresswoman Debbie Lesko’s Helping Families Fly Act, Headed to Senate
Today, the House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Debbie Lesko’s bipartisan bill, H.R. 3694, the Helping Families Fly Act of 2019, which improves the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening experience for pregnant women and young families at our nation’s airports. Congresswoman Lesko (R-AZ), top Republican of the Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee, released the following statement.
“For pregnant women and families with young children, airport travel can be a stressful and time-consuming task. Thankfully, my bipartisan legislation will help make the airport experience for women and families quicker and easier while keeping our nation safe. I am grateful for my colleagues’ support today, and I urge my colleagues in the Senate to quickly pass this bill so that we can help ease the burden on pregnant women and young families at our nation’s airports in time for the busy travel season.”
The Helping Families Fly Act will: