H.R.8408: Federal Mask Mandate Limitations Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced July 18, 2022
  • Latest Major Action July 19, 2022

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Federal Mask Mandate Limitations Act This bill requires prior congressional approval of any executive agency mandate that requires wearing masks or face coverings on commercial aircraft, trains, vessels, and public transportation. Before such a mandate may take effect, an agency must publish in the Federal Register and provide Congress and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) with scientific data, cost-benefit and economic impact...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 19, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
July 19, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
July 19, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
July 19, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
July 18, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Homeland Security, Energy and Commerce, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
July 18, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security.
July 18, 2022

Introduced in the House by Jake Ellzey (R-Texas)

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