H.R.953 - Aviation Safety Protection Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-23] (Introduced 03/03/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||03/17/1999 For Further Action See H.R.1000. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.953 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/03/1999)
Aviation Safety Protection Act - Amends Federal transportation law to establish a whistleblower protection program for airline employees providing air safety information.
Prohibits air carriers, contractors, and subcontractors from discharging or otherwise discriminating against an employee as to pay, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because the employee: (1) is about to provide or has provided to the Federal Government information relating to any violation of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) order, regulation, or standard, or any other Federal law relating to air carrier safety; or (2) is about to file or has filed a proceeding, or testified, or otherwise participated in a proceeding relating to such violations.
Sets forth a Department of Labor complaint procedure for persons who believe they have been discharged or discriminated against in violation of this Act.
Specifies civil penalties for violation of this Act.