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H.R. 5462 (113th): To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for limitations on the fees charged to passengers of air carriers.


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 18, 2014 (Referred to Senate Committee).


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5462

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 18, 2014

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

AN ACT

To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for limitations on the fees charged to passengers of air carriers.

1.

Limitation on fees charged to passengers of air carriers

(a)

In general

Subsection (c) of section 44940 of title 49, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

(c)

Limitation on fee

(1)

Amount

Fees imposed under subsection (a)(1) shall be $5.60 per one-way trip in air transportation or intrastate air transportation that originates at an airport in the United States, except that the fee imposed per round trip shall not exceed $11.20.

(2)

Definition of round trip

In this subsection, the term round trip means a trip on an air travel itinerary that terminates or has a stopover at the origin point (or co-terminal).

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(b)

Applicability

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to a trip in air transportation or intrastate air transportation that is purchased on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.

Passed the House of Representatives September 17, 2014.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk