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H.R. 4295 (113th): Protecting Airline Passengers from Sexual Assaults Act of 2014


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 25, 2014 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


I

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4295

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 25, 2014

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

A BILL

To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to collect and maintain data on the number of sexual assaults that occur on aircraft during flights in passenger air transportation, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Airline Passengers from Sexual Assaults Act of 2014 .

2.

Sexual assault data

(a)

In general

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall establish a program to collect and maintain data on the number of sexual assaults that occur on aircraft during flights in passenger air transportation.

(b)

Data availability

The Administrator shall make available to the public on the primary Internet Web site of the Federal Aviation Administration the data maintained under subsection (a).

(c)

Definitions

In this section, the following definitions apply:

(1)

Air transportation

The term air transportation has the meaning given that term in section 40102(a)(5) of title 49, United States Code, and includes intrastate air transportation.

(2)

Aircraft

The term aircraft has the meaning given that term in section 40102(a)(6) of title 49, United States Code.

(3)

Intrastate air transportation

The term intrastate air transportation has the meaning given that term in section 40102(a)(27) of title 49, United States Code.