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Senate Debates FAA Bill; Adopts Transport. Security Amendments; Rejects Freeze on Airline Seat Size

April 7, 2016 The U.S. Senate finally got around to debating the specifics of legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation...

Amendments Filed to H.R. 636 in the Senate

List and summaries of all amendments filed to H.R. 636 in the U.S. Senate as of the close of business on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.

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...

Airline Seat Size Issue Overblown

Senator Charles Schumer (D-New York) recently announced that he planned to introduce an amendment to the FAA Reauthorization Bill...

Thune, Nelson Release Text of 2-Year FAA Reauthorization Bill

March 9, 2016 The chairman and ranking Democrat on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee have introduced...

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...

House T&I Panel Holds Hearing On; Prepares to Mark Up FAA Restructuring BIll

February 11, 2016 At the request of ranking member Peter DeFazio (D-OR), the Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee...

Jan. 2016 CBO Cash Flow Forecast for the Airport and Airway Trust Fund

Projections for future Airport and Airway Trust Fund tax receipts, spending levels, and balances released as part of the Congressional...

Shuster Unveils Legislation to Split Up the FAA; Turn Air Traffic Control Over to Non-Profit Corporation

February 5, 2016 This week, House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) finally released his long-awaited...

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...

A History of Air Traffic Control Provision in the United States

January 22, 2016 (Ed. Note: Since the House will soon be considering legislation that will fundamentally restructure the way in which...

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