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The legislators unveil bill airport screening easier for wounded veterans

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The lawmakers unveiled a bill last week that would Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening damaged faster and easier for wounded and war, in an effort to “remedy” ensure injured veterans, in traveling through the nation’s airports.

The cross-party bill, with the title “Veterans Express-TSA-Screening-Safe Travel Act” or “the VETERINARIANS travel Safe act” was introduced last week by Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz.

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“America’s veterans face many challenges when they return home from combat, which should be the least of which is, airport security screenings,” Gosar told Fox News. “The doctors will be Sure to give Act travel for certain disabled veterans have less Intrusive security screenings, if you are about the TSA.”

The bill is co-sponsored by reps. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., Andy Harris, R-Md., Davis, Rouzer, R-N. C., Greg Pence, R-Ind., Greg Steube, R-Fla., Mark Meadows, R-N. C., And Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., and Michael Walzer, R-Fla.

The law would apply to veterans with disabilities, such as loss of the body, blindness, or paralysis, and require the use of a wheelchair, a prosthesis or a tool to promote mobility. The legislation is “clear remedy” ensure that veterans have with regard to the possible removal of the prosthesis in the crowded airport.

The bill would also, qualified veterans can apply for TSA pre-check free of charge—a service similar to what is already offered to active duty servicemen and women.

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The legislation was supported by the Wounded Warrior Project, Honor Flight Network, disabled American veterans, and Paralyzed Veterans of America.

It is expected to be included by both the house Homeland Security Committee and the House Veterans Affairs Committee.

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