Text: H.R.3498 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 3498 IH
101st CONGRESS
1st Session
 H. R. 3498
To amend the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to limit the age restrictions
imposed upon aircraft pilots.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 19, 1989
Mr. LIGHTFOOT (for himself, Mr. BALLENGER, Mr. CHAPMAN, Mr. DUNCAN,
Mr. EMERSON, Mr. HANCOCK, Mr. HAYES of Illinois, Mr. INHOFE, Mr. LAUGHLIN,
Mr. PACKARD, Mr. DENNY SMITH, Mr. HASTERT, Mr. GRANT, Mr. JONES of Georgia,
and Mr. PAYNE of Virginia) introduced the following bill; which was referred
to the Committee on Public Works and Transportation
A BILL
To amend the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to limit the age restrictions
imposed upon aircraft pilots.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. LIMITATION ON AGE RESTRICTIONS IMPOSED UPON AIRCRAFT PILOTS.
  Section 602(b) of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. 1422(b))
  is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph:
  `(3) LIMITATION ON AGE RESTRICTIONS- The Administrator shall not, solely by
  reason of the age of a person, if such person is less than 65 years of age--
  `(A) refuse to issue an airman certificate to, or refuse to renew such
  certificate for, such person, if such person is applying for the issuance
  or renewal of such certificate in order to serve or continue to serve as
  a pilot of an aircraft; or
  `(B) require an air carrier to terminate the employment of, or refuse to
  employ, such person as a pilot on an aircraft of such air carrier.'.