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H.R. 2962 (115th): Banning the Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Airplanes Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 20, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2962

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 20, 2017

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

A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes on passenger flights, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Banning the Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Airplanes Act of 2017.

2.

Prohibitions against smoking on passenger flights

Section 41706 of title 49, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

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

(2)

by inserting after subsection (c) the following:

(d)

Electronic cigarettes

(1)

Inclusion

The use of an electronic cigarette shall be treated as smoking for purposes of this section.

(2)

Electronic cigarette defined

In this section, the term electronic cigarette means a device that delivers nicotine or other substances to a user of the device in the form of a vapor that is inhaled to simulate the experience of smoking.

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