Summary: H.R.3939 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3939. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/23/2007)

Requires a pilot of an aircraft providing emergency medical services to comply with federal crewmember flight time and duty period and rest requirements whenever there is a medical crew on board, without regard to whether there are patients on board. Requires the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to initiate a rulemaking to: (1) require pilots of aircraft providing emergency medical service to use a standardized checklist of risk evaluation factors to determine whether a mission should be accepted; (2) establish performance based flight dispatch procedures for such pilots; and (3) require, after a certain feasibility study is done, flight data and cockpit voice recorders on board such aircraft.