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DOT Forms In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force

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Occupational Health & Safety cited CEI's Adjunct Fellow Frances Smith's new position as ACPAC consumer representative.  

The first meeting of DOT's Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee is scheduled to take place Jan. 16, 2019, in Washington, D.C. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced Nov. 15 that she has reconstituted the committee, known as ACPAC, and also established the National In-Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force as an ACPAC subcommittee.

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For ACPAC, Chao has selected Pete K. Rahn, Maryland's secretary of Transportation, as the state or local government representative and committee chair; Frances Smith, adjunct fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, as the consumer representative; Patricia Vercelli, general counsel of Airlines for America, as the airline representative; and Mario Rodriguez, executive director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, as the airport operator representative.

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