Airline Passenger Rights Legislation in the 107th Congress

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This report examines legislation pertaining to airline consumer protection in the 107th Congress. For background it first summarizes legislation proposed in the 106th Congress and the airlines’ response. The report then briefly examines the findings of the Department of Transportation Inspector General’s February 13, 2001 report on airline customer service. It then discusses the legislative remedies proposed in the 107th Congress. Finally, a side-by-side presentation of provisions from six airline passenger rights bills is set forth.

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Kirk, Robert S. August 17, 2001.

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  • Main Title: Airline Passenger Rights Legislation in the 107th Congress
  • Series Title: 107th Congress

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This report examines legislation pertaining to airline consumer protection in the 107th Congress. For background it first summarizes legislation proposed in the 106th Congress and the airlines’ response. The report then briefly examines the findings of the Department of Transportation Inspector General’s February 13, 2001 report on airline customer service. It then discusses the legislative remedies proposed in the 107th Congress. Finally, a side-by-side
presentation of provisions from six airline passenger rights bills is set forth.

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36 pages.

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  • August 17, 2001

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Kirk, Robert S. Airline Passenger Rights Legislation in the 107th Congress, report, August 17, 2001; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs2035/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.