Use of the Seat-Strapping Method for Carrying a Wheelchair on an Aircraft

Docket ID: DOT-OST-2011-0098
Agency: Department of Transportation (DOT)
This rulemaking would address whether carriers should be allowed to utilize the seat-strapping method to stow a passenger´s wheelchair in the aircraft cabin.
RIN: 2105-AD87
Impacts and Effects: International
CFR Citation: 14 CFR 382
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 49 USC 41705
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: Yes
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM06/03/201176 FR 32107
NPRM Comment Period End08/02/2011
Final Rule11/12/201378 FR 67918
Final Action Effective01/13/2014
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Action Office: C-70
Disposition: Pending
Type: Rulemaking
Subtype: Aviation Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Now!
Due Aug 02, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 06/03/2011
ID: DOT-OST-2011-0098-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 01/09/2014
ID: DOT-OST-2011-0098-0026
Posted: 12/09/2013
ID: DOT-OST-2011-0098-0024
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 11/12/2013
ID: DOT-OST-2011-0098-0023

Supporting Documents

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Agency Contact
Blane A Workie
202 366-9342
202 755-7687 (TDD)
202 366-7152 (Fax)
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Washington, DC 20590
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