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DOT/OST RIN: 2105-AE53 Publication ID: Fall 2018 
Title: Refunding Baggage Fees for Delayed Checked Bags 
Abstract:

The Department of Transportation (DOT or Department) is seeking comment on the effects and implications of requiring airlines to refund checked baggage fees when they fail to deliver the bags in a timely manner as provided by the FAA Extension, Safety and Security Act of 2016.

 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 114-190   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  The FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016 requires the Department to issue a final rule on this matter within 1 year of the enactment of the statute or by July 15, 2017.  07/15/2017 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  10/31/2016  81 FR 75347   
ANPRM Comment Period End  11/30/2016 
NPRM  12/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Blane A. Workie
Assistant General Counsel
Department of Transportation
Office of the Secretary
Room 4116/C-70, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-9345
Fax:202 366-7153
Email: blane.workie@ost.dot.gov