US HB3632 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 117-40)
Status: Introduced on July 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-09-19 - Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Fair and Open Skies Act This bill prohibits the Department of Transportation (DOT) from issuing a foreign air carrier permit or an exemption from certain air carrier certificate requirements under the United States-European Union Air Transport Agreement of April 2007, unless DOT finds that issuing the permit or exemption would be consistent with Article 17 bis of the agreement, which provides that opportunities created by the agreement do not undermine labor standards or the labor-related rights and principles contained in the laws of the respective parties to the agreement; and imposes conditions on the permit or exemption necessary to ensure compliance with Article 17 bis. The bill modifies policy considerations relating to air carrier certificates to require DOT to consider preventing entry into U.S. markets by flag of convenience carriers (i.e., foreign air carriers established in a country other the home country of their majority owner in order to avoid regulations of the home country) and preventing the undermining of labor standards. In carrying out such air carrier certificate requirements, DOT must consider preventing entry of flag of convenience carriers into U.S. markets as being in the public interest and consistent with public convenience and necessity for safety in air transportation and air commerce. In formulating U.S. international air transportation policy relating to the elimination of discrimination and unfair competition, the Department of State and DOT must include in their considerations the undermining of labor standards.

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Title

Fair and Open Skies Act

Sponsors

Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]Rep. Drew Ferguson [R-GA]
Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]
Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN]Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]
Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]
Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]
Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]
Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]
Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX]
Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL]
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. John Curtis [R-UT]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]
Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL]
Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]
Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]
Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]
Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. John Katko [R-NY]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]
Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY]
Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]
Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]
Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]
Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]
Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH]Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. David McKinley [R-WV]
Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Dan Crenshaw [R-TX]Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]
Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]
Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]
Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA]
Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX]Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]
Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]
Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO]Rep. Trey Hollingsworth [R-IN]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]
Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE]
Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS]Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]
Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Kevin Hern [R-OK]Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]
Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX]Rep. Roger Marshall [R-KS]Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]Rep. Ralph Norman [R-SC]
Rep. Lance Gooden [R-TX]Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT]Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]
Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH]Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN]Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA]Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ]
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Steve Watkins [R-KS]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]
Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]
Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-09-19HouseOrdered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
2019-09-19HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-09-19HouseSubcommittee on Aviation Discharged.
2019-07-10HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
2019-07-09HouseReferred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
2019-07-09HouseIntroduced in House

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