Airline Fares for Ministers: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-fourth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 295 and H.R. 2017 ... H.R. 4657 ... H.R. 9367 ... H.R. 9592 ...April 20, 1956
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1956 - 32 pages
Bills to amend Section 403 (b)--of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 so as to permit the granting of free or reduced-rate transportation to ministers of religion.
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Page 12 - The Bureau of the Budget has advised that it has no objection to the submission of this report. Sincerely yours, Ross RIZLEY, Chairman.
Page 23 - Investigation to determine what would be reasonable class rates throughout the territory lying north of the Ohio and Potomac Rivers and east of the Mississippi River and the west bank of Lake Michigan.
Page 8 - Nothing in this Act shall prohibit such air carriers 'or foreign air carriers, under such terms and conditions as the Board may prescribe, from issuing or interchanging tickets or passes for free or reduced-rate transportation to their directors, officers, and employees and...
Page 11 - ... of railroad Young Men's Christian Associations, inmates of hospitals and charitable and eleemosynary institutions, and persons exclusively engaged in charitable and eleemosynary work; to indigent, destitute, and homeless persons, and to such persons when transported by charitable societies or hospitals, and the necessary agents employed in such transportation ; to inmates of the National Homes or State Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, and of Soldiers...
Page 4 - ... and particularly those persons who are given such privileges under the Interstate Commerce Act, will vigorously press their claims for special consideration before the Congress. In view of the foregoing it is the opinion of the Board that to exempt ministers of religion from the general prohibition against the granting of free or reduced-rate transportation would be a serious departure from the sound policy of the act. Accordingly, the Board is opposed to the enactment of the proposed legislation....
Page 5 - Application of American Airlines, Inc., Delta Air Lines, Inc., Trans World Airlines, Inc., and United Air Lines, Inc., respectively, for authority to grant reduced-rate transportation to members of the American Society of Travel Agents attending a convention in San Francisco.
Page 10 - Department would have no objection to the enactment of the proposed legislation. The Department has been advised by the Bureau of the Budget that there is no objection from the standpoint of the administration's program to the submission of this report to your committee.
Page 23 - ... and any person or property with the object of providing relief in cases of general epidemic, pestilence, or other calamitous visitation; and, in the case of overseas or foreign air transportation, to such other persons and under such other circumstances as the Board may by regulations prescribe. Any air carrier or foreign air carrier, under such terms and conditions as the Board may prescribe, may grant reduced-rate transportation to ministers of religion on a space-available basis.