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H.R. 6002 (112th): Airline Maintenance Safety Act of 2012

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 21, 2012 (Introduced).



2d Session

H. R. 6002


June 21, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


To amend the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 with respect to maintenance providers, and for other purposes.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Airline Maintenance Safety Act of 2012.


Maintenance providers

Section 319 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (Public Law 112–95) is amended—


in subsection (a) by striking by persons in accordance with subsection (b) and inserting in accordance with this section;


by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (e); and


by inserting after subsection (c) the following:


Further requirements

An individual, if authorized to approve the return to service of an aircraft or component thereof (as determined by the Administrator), may perform covered work outside the United States on aircraft used to provide air transportation under part 121 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, only if the individual—


is able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language (as determined by the Administrator); and


holds a certificate under subpart D of part 65 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations.