HR 729

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 729

To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure air passengers have access to necessary services while on a grounded air carrier, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 15, 2011

Mr. THOMPSON of California (for himself, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. DINGELL, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. ENGEL, Ms. ESHOO, Mr. FARR, Mr. GONZALEZ, Mr. HONDA, Ms. LEE of California, Ms. ZOE LOFGREN of California, Mr. MCINTYRE, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Mr. MORAN, Mr. NADLER, Mr. ROSS of Arkansas, Mr. RUPPERSBERGER, Mr. SHERMAN, Mr. SHULER, Mr. TERRY, Mr. TIBERI, Mr. TOWNS, and Mr. WEINER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure air passengers have access to necessary services while on a grounded air carrier, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. AIRLINE CUSTOMER SERVICE COMMITMENT.

`SUBCHAPTER IV--AIRLINE CUSTOMER SERVICE

`Sec. 41781. Air carrier and airport contingency plans for long on-board tarmac delays

`Sec. 41782. Air passenger complaints hotline and information

`subchapter iv--airline customer service

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