Summary: H.R.2088 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2088. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/14/1983)

In-Flight Medical Emergencies Act - Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue final rules requiring passenger-carrying aircraft of 30 seats or more to carry medical supplies, drugs, and equipment for the temporary treatment of in-flight emergencies.

Provides relief from State or Federal civil liability for any licensed medical personnel or air carrier employee who renders emergency medical aid on an airplane or who continues such aid until arrival at a medical facility.

Extends such relief to an airplane's crew and owner or operator for providing on-board emergency medical supplies.