December 11, 2013
Mr. Rokita (for himself, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. Flores, Mr. Peterson, Mr. Hanna, andMr. Pompeo) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue or revise regulations with respect to the medical certification of certain small aircraft pilots, and for other purposes.
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE
This Act may be cited as the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act of 2013
SECTION 2. MEDICAL CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN SMALL AIRCRAFT PILOTS
(a) In General
Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall issue or revise medical certification regulations to ensure that an individual may operate as pilot in command of a covered aircraft without regard to any medical certification or proof of health requirement otherwise applicable under Federal law if—
(b) Covered Aircraft Defined
In this section, the term covered aircraft means an aircraft that—
SECTION 3. REPORT
Not later than 5 years after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall submit to Congress a report that describes the impact that the regulations issued or revised under section 2 have had, including statistics with respect to changes in small aircraft activity and safety incidents.