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BGOV Bill Summary: H.R. 884, National Aviation Preparedness Plan

Sept. 9, 2022, 6:36 PM

The Transportation Department would have to develop a national aviation preparedness plan for communicable disease outbreaks within two years of enactment under a modified version of H.R. 884.

The plan would, at a minimum, provide airports and air carriers with a framework to align their individual emergency response plans as well as enhance the aviation industry’s coordination with the federal government. The plan would also have to include a process to identify appropriate personal protective equipment for frontline employees that would reduce the likelihood of exposure and ways to clean, disinfect, and sanitize aircraft and airports.

The Transportation Department ...