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Text of the Safe Skies Act of 2012

This bill was introduced on April 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 16, 2012 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4350

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 16, 2012

(for himself and Mr. Bishop of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To ensure that certain flight, duty, and rest requirements apply to all-cargo air operations, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Safe Skies Act of 2012.

2.

Applicability of requirements

(a)

In general

Not later than the effective date of the covered final rule, the Secretary of Transportation shall take appropriate actions to ensure that the flight, duty, and rest requirements under that rule apply to all-cargo operations conducted by air carriers in the same manner as such requirements apply to passenger operations conducted by air carriers.

(b)

Definitions

In this section, the term covered final rule means the final rule of the Department of Transportation—

(1)

published in the Federal Register on January 4, 2012 (77 Fed. Reg. 330 et seq.); and

(2)

relating to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements.