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Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019

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A bill to improve the safety of the air supply on commercial aircraft, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/10/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date All Actions
04/10/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]* 04/10/2019
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]* 04/10/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation04/10/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (04/10/2019)

Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019

This bill directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to implement regulations regarding smoke or fume incidents on commercial aircraft (excluding helicopters).

Specifically, the bill requires

  • flight attendants, pilots, aircraft maintenance technicians, airport first responders, and emergency response teams to receive annual training on how to respond to incidents involving smoke or fumes on board commercial aircraft;
  • the FAA to develop a standardized form for reporting incidents involving smoke or fumes;
  • the FAA to conduct an investigation after a report is submitted about incidents of smoke or fumes; and
  • commercial air carriers to install and operate onboard carbon monoxide detectors.