No actions available.
Full Text of this Amendment
On page 128, between lines 2 and 3, insert the following:
SEC. 408. SMOKING PROHIBITION.
(a) In General.--Section 41706 is amended--
(1) in the section heading by striking "scheduled" and inserting "passenger"; and
(2) by striking subsections (a) and (b) and inserting the following:
"(a) Smoking Prohibition in Intrastate and Interstate Transportation by Aircraft.--An individual may not smoke in an aircraft--
"(1) in scheduled passenger interstate air transportation or scheduled passenger intrastate air transportation; and
"(2) in nonscheduled intrastate or interstate transportation of passengers by aircraft for compensation, if a flight attendant is a required crewmember on the aircraft (as determined by the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration).
"(b) Smoking Prohibition in Foreign Air Transportation.--The Secretary of Transportation shall require all air carriers and foreign air carriers to prohibit smoking in an aircraft--
"(1) in scheduled passenger foreign air transportation; and
"(2) in nonscheduled passenger foreign air transportation, if a flight attendant is a required crewmember on the aircraft (as determined by the Administrator or a foreign government).".
(b) Clerical Amendment.--The analysis for chapter 417 is amended by striking the item relating to section 41706 and inserting the following:
"41706. Prohibitions against smoking on flights.".
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Feb 1, 2011.)