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H.R. 2744 (110th): Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 15, 2007 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 2744


June 15, 2007

(for himself, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. George Miller of California, Ms. Kilpatrick, Ms. Hooley, Mr. Baird, Mr. Kucinich, Mrs. Maloney of New York, Mrs. McCarthy of New York, Mr. Hare, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Abercrombie, Mr. Ackerman, Mr. Cohen, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Pastor, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Hirono, Ms. Sutton, Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania, Ms. Berkley, Mr. McNerney, Ms. Shea-Porter, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. McCotter, Mr. Payne, Mr. Al Green of Texas, and Mr. Wynn) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to clarify the eligibility requirements with respect to airline flight crews.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act.


Leave requirements for airline flight crews

Section 101(2) of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (29 U.S.C. 2611(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following:


Airline flight crews



For purposes of determining whether an employee who is a flight attendant or flight crewmember (as such terms are defined in regulations of the Federal Aviation Administration) meets the hours of service requirement specified in subparagraph (A)(ii), the employee will be considered to be qualified if the employee has been paid for or has worked 60 percent of the employer’s monthly hour or trip guarantee, or the equivalent annualized over the preceding 12-month period.



As used in this subparagraph, the term employer’s monthly hour or trip guarantee means the number of hours for which an employer has agreed to pay the employee described in clause (i) for any given month, regardless of the actual number of hours worked.