Congress is considering a bill that would order the FAA to establish minimum airline seat sizes.
The proposals are included in a compromise FAA funding plan released by House and Senate lawmakers on Saturday. Congress faces a Sept. 30 deadline to keep FAA programs running, and the Senate must either take up the bill this week or both chambers will need to pass a short-term extension.
Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida said lawmakers from both chambers agreed it was time to take action on “ever-shrinking seats.”
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