Summary: H.R.5154 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/14/1986)

Amends the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to prohibit an air carrier from: (1) unjustly discriminating against a handicapped person; and (2) imposing unreasonable restrictions upon placing equipment on board an aircraft if needed by such person to use the air carrier's facilities. Requires air carriers to provide: (1) handicapped persons the same services as are provided to non-handicapped persons; and (2) equipment to enable handicapped persons to use the air carrier's facilities.

Permits aggrieved persons to bring a civil action in a United States district court for violations of this Act.