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Short Titles as Introduced

SEAT Act of 2017
Seat Egress in Air Travel Act of 2017

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Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to prescribe regulations establishing minimum standards for space for passengers on passenger aircraft, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/09/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
03/10/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
03/09/2017Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/09/2017Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E300)
Action By: House of Representatives
03/09/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Transportation and Infrastructure03/09/2017 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation03/10/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/09/2017)

Seat Egress in Air Travel Act of 2017 or the SEAT Act of 2017

This bill directs the Federal Aviation Administration to prescribe regulations:

  • establishing minimum standards for space on passenger aircraft, including the size, width, and pitch of seats, the amount of leg room, and the width of aisles on such aircraft for the safety and health of passengers; and
  • requiring each air carrier to prominently display on its website the amount of space available for each passenger on aircraft it operates.