H.R.2745 - Passport and Travel Cost Reimbursement Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] (Introduced 06/15/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||06/25/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Border, Maritime, and Global Counterterrorism.|
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Summary: H.R.2745 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/15/2007)
Passport and Travel Cost Reimbursement Act of 2007 - Directs the Secretary of State to refund to a U.S. citizen, upon refund application: (1) passport processing fees for a passport applied for in 2007 if processing took 12 or more weeks for a regular application or three or more weeks for an expedited application; and (2) international air travel costs (economy or comparable, minus any airline refund) for U.S.-departing flights missed as a result of such processing delays.
Authorizes the Secretary to provide additional assistance for an extraordinary hardship.
Prohibits the Secretary and the Secretary of Homeland Security from implementing a specified plan for a single implementation date for sea and land borders until they have certified to Congress that Department of State passport agencies are able to process passport applications with minimal disruption.