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Senate FAA Markup Amendment Log (March 16, 2016)

List and summary of all amendments offered during the March 16, 2016 markup of S. 2658, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2016, by the...

Senate Markup of FAA Bill Set for March 16

March 11, 2016 As first reported in last Wednesday’s ETW Express, the bipartisan leaders of the Senate Commerce, Science and...

List of Aviation Authorization Laws Since 1996

Table showing all laws authorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (long-term or short-term) since 1996. Updated as needed.

HR 4441 House Markup Amendment Log

List of amendments offered during the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's February 11, 2016 markup of H.R. 4441, the...

Section-by-Section Summary of H.R. 4441 As Introduced

Section-by-section summary of H.R. 4441, the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act of 2016, as introduced in the House...

New GAO Report Highlights FAA Challenges Under Current Funding Structure

December 15, 2015 Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released, Aviation Finance: Observations on the Effects of...

House Homeland Panel Examines Foreign Airport Security

December 9, 2015 The House Homeland Security Committee held a meeting on Tuesday afternoon titled, “Examining TSA’s Global...

FY 2016 Transportation-HUD Senate Floor Substitute Amendment #2812

Collins (R-ME) amendment #2812 in the nature of a substitute offered to H.R. 2577, the Transportation-Housing appropriations bill for...

FAA Proposes Mandatory Registration of Many Drone Aircraft

October 20, 2015 On Monday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Federal Aviation Administrator (FAA) Michael Huerta...

NTSB Report on 1977 Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash

June 1978 report by the National Transportation Safety Board on the causes of the October 20, 1977 crash of a chartered Convair 240...

House Homeland Committee Approves Transportation Security Bills

October 16, 2015 On September 30, the House committee on Homeland Security had a marathon full committee markup on 15 bills....

MAP-21’s Regulatory Deadlines: A Status Report

October 16, 2015 The 2012 MAP-21 law contained numerous provisions requiring the Department of Transportation issue new regulations....

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