H. R. 2962
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 20, 2017
Ms. Norton introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes on passenger flights, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Banning the Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Airplanes Act of 2017.
Prohibitions against smoking on passenger flights
Section 41706 of title 49, United States Code, is amended—
by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (e); and
by inserting after subsection (c) the following:
The use of an electronic cigarette shall be treated as smoking for purposes of this section.
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.