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Aviation Empowerment Act

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A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to add definitions for the terms "common carrier" and "personal operator", and for other purposes.


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Date Actions Overview
05/09/2019Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
05/09/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation05/09/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (05/09/2019)

Aviation Empowerment Act

This bill modifies regulations for pilots within the aviation sector.

Specifically, the bill

  • sets forth definitions for the terms "common carrier" and "personal operator;" and
  • directs the Department of Transportation to issue regulations authorizing (1) a pilot who wants to share aircraft operating expenses to communicate with the public regarding an aircraft flight; and (2) a pilot who has a private pilot certificate to receive compensation for flying persons or property, and not be subject to certain common carrier or commercial airliner regulations as long as the private pilot flies an aircraft with eight or fewer seats.