H.R.2515 - Travel Agent Retail Fairness Act

115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2515

To direct the Secretary of Labor to remove travel agencies from the partial list of establishments having no retail concept for the purposes of certain exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 18, 2017
Mr. Francis Rooney of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL
To direct the Secretary of Labor to remove travel agencies from the partial list of establishments having no retail concept for the purposes of certain exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “Travel Agent Retail Fairness Act”.

SEC. 2. REMOVAL OF TRAVEL AGENCIES.

(a) Change Of Regulations.—Not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Labor shall revise the regulations set forth in section 779.317 of title 29, Code of Federal Regulations, to remove travel agencies from the partial list of establishments having no retail concept.

(b) Interim Effect.—Until the Secretary completes the revisions required by subsection (a) and not withstanding section 779 of title 29, Code of Federal Regulations, a travel agency shall not be considered an establishment having no retail concept for the purposes of certain exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.

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