Text: S.471 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/28/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 471


To preserve State authority to regulate air carriers providing air ambulance service.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 28, 2017

Mr. Tester introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation


A BILL

To preserve State authority to regulate air carriers providing air ambulance service.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Isla Rose Life Flight Act”.

SEC. 2. Preservation of State authority to regulate air ambulance service.

Section 41713(b) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(5) SAVINGS PROVISION.—Nothing in this subsection may be construed as affecting or in any way interfering with the ability of any State, political subdivision of a State, or political authority of at least 2 States to enact or enforce a law, regulation, or other provision having the force and effect of law relating to network participation, reimbursement and balance billing, or transparency for an air carrier that provides air ambulance service.”.