Text: H.R.6566 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6566

   To ensure that an individual who has purchased an airline ticket 
   through an air carrier or a third party is reimbursed during the 
                       covered emergency period.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             April 21, 2020

  Mr. Smith of New Jersey (for himself and Mr. Sires) introduced the 
   following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial 
                                Services

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                                 A BILL


 
   To ensure that an individual who has purchased an airline ticket 
   through an air carrier or a third party is reimbursed during the 
                       covered emergency period.

    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 ``Airline Travelers Equity Act of 
2020''.

SEC. 2. REIMBURSEMENT FOR A CANCELED FLIGHT.

    Section 4114 of the CARES Act (Public Law 116-136) is amended by 
adding at the end the following:
    ``(c) Reimbursement Requirements for Canceled Flights.--
            ``(1) In general.--For an air carrier to qualify to receive 
        a loan under section 4003 or a grant under section 4113, the 
        air carrier shall certify to the Secretary that the air carrier 
        will reimburse a consumer for a canceled flight, not later than 
        30 days after the date of enactment of this subsection or the 
        cancellation of such flight whichever is later, the amount paid 
        to the air carrier by the consumer or by a third party for a 
        flight canceled by the air carrier or canceled by the consumer 
        during the covered emergency period as defined in section 
        12003.
            ``(2) Exceptions.--Paragraph (1) shall not apply in the 
        case of a passenger who was reimbursed by the third party or 
        through travel protection insurance.''.
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