This bill would prohibit the President from regulating or prohibiting travel to or from Cuba by any U.S. citizens or legal residents. It would end the longstanding travel ban on U.S. citizens going to or from Cuba that prevents spending U.S. currency in Cuba.
This would include travel-related transactions such as baggage fees, living expenses, travel arrangements, voyage-related fees, and normal banking transactions. Transporting items other personal baggage would remain prohibited.
All of these provisions would be prohibited from restricting presidential authority during a state of war between the U.S. and Cuba, or imminent danger to the public health and safety of U.S. travelers. It also would prohibit this legislation from prohibiting the President from authorizing U.S. importation of personal consumption goods that were purchased in Cuba.