H.R. 729 (112th): Airline Passenger Bill of Rights Act of 2011


Feb 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Thompson

Representative for California's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/15/2011--Introduced.Airline Passenger Bill of Rights Act of 2011 - Requires each air carrier and airport operator to submit for approval by the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) a proposed contingency plan ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 15, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 729”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


35 cosponsors (32D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 624 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 21, 2009

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