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H.R. 2349: Hands off Passengers Act

The text of the bill below is as of May 3, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2349

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 3, 2017

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

A BILL

To require the Secretary of Transportation to modify a regulation regarding the involuntary deplaning or denial of boarding a flight of any passenger on an oversold flight to accommodate a member of the air carrier’s flight crew or staff.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Hands off Passengers Act.

2.

No bumping for flight crew

The Secretary of Transportation shall modify part 250 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, to prohibit the involuntary deplaning or denial of boarding a flight of any passenger holding a confirmed reserved seat on an oversold flight to accommodate a member of the air carrier’s flight crew or staff.