S.2769 - A bill to require the Federal Aviation Administration to establish minimum standards for space for passengers on passenger aircraft.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 04/07/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/07/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2769 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/07/2016)
This bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prohibit any air carrier that transports passengers by aircraft as a common carrier for compensation from reducing the size, width, padding, or pitch of seats; the amount of leg room per seat; or the width of aisles on such aircraft.
The FAA must prescribe regulations: (1) establishing minimum standards for space for the safety, health, and comfort of aircraft passengers; and (2) requiring each air carrier to prominently display on its website the amount of space available for each passenger on aircraft it operates.