Lawmakers unveiled legislation in the House to require airlines to update their medical emergency kits to better protect kids in-flight.
Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) and Richard Hanna (R-NY) introduced the Airplane Kits Act. The bill will require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue a rule within one year that requires airlines to update their in-flight emergency medical supplies for children.
Maloney said the kits on airplanes now lack EpiPens to treat a severe allergic reaction, and child-size ventilation and CPR equipment.
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