Summary

A bill to require operators of Internet websites that provide access to international travel services and market overseas vacation destinations to provide on such websites information to consumers... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Oct 20, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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A BILL

To require operators of Internet websites that provide access to international travel services and market overseas vacation destinations to provide on such websites information to consumers regarding the potential health and safety risks associated with traveling to such vacation destinations, and for other purposes.

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 ``International Travelers Bill of Rights Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

In this Act: (1) Commission.--The term ``Commission'' means the Federal Trade Commission. (2) Covered website operator.--The term ``covered website operator'' means an individual or entity that operates an Internet website that provides access to international travel services. Such term includes an overseas vacation destination or a third party that operates an Internet website that offers international travel services. (3) International travel services.--The term ``international travel services'' means a service that a consumer can use to reserve lodging at an overseas vacation destination. (4) Overseas vacation destination.--The term ``overseas vacation destination'' means a resort, hotel, retreat, hostel, or any other similar lodging located outside the United States. (5) United states.--The term ``United States'' means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

SEC. 3. PROVIDING INFORMATION REGARDING THE POTENTIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH OVERSEAS VACATION DESTINATIONS.

(a) In General.--A covered website operator shall provide...

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Bill Summary

A bill to require operators of Internet websites that provide access to international travel services and market overseas vacation destinations to provide on such websites information to consumers regarding the potential health and safety risks associated with traveling to such vacation destinations, and for other purposes.

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