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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Introduced

FAIR Fees Act
Forbid Airlines from Imposing Ridiculous Fees Act of 2016

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Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to prohibit air carriers from imposing fees that are not reasonable and proportional to the costs incurred by the air carriers, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

03/09/2016 Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

03/09/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 03/09/2016

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation03/09/2016 Referred to

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Subjects (5)

  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Aviation and airports
  • Department of Transportation
  • Transportation costs

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Introduced in Senate (03/09/2016)

Forbid Airlines from Imposing Ridiculous Fees Act of 2016 or the FAIR Fees Act

This bill directs the Department of Transportation to prescribe regulations: (1) prohibiting an air carrier from imposing any specified fees relating to a flight in interstate air transportation that are unreasonable or disproportional to the costs it incurs, and (2) establishing standards for assessing whether such fees are reasonable and proportional to those costs.