H.R.712 - Baggage Fee Fairness Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8] (Introduced 02/15/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||02/16/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.712 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/15/2011)
Baggage Fee Fairness Act of 2011 - Requires air carriers to refund passenger baggage fees within 30 days after the arrival of any passenger flight in which a piece of baggage is lost, delayed, or damaged.
Makes it an unfair or deceptive practice for a domestic air carrier, foreign air carrier, or ticket agent to sell a ticket for air transportation but fail, before sale of the ticket, to: (1) ask the ticket purchaser if he or she has one or more pieces of baggage to check, and (2) inform him or her of the cost of checking each piece of baggage.