July 13, 2018 – It is still possible – but by no means certain – that the U.S. Senate could consider the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill (S. 1405) in the next two or three weeks. But the bill will only come up if the leaders of the committee can winnow any potential amendments down to the point that the consideration of the bill can be completed in one or two days of floor time.
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June 27, 2018 – There was no shortage of suggestions for how federal regulators can better accommodate the growing commercial space transportation industry at Tuesday’s hearing of the House Subcommittee on Aviation.
June 7, 2018 – On Thursday morning, Washington Post Live hosted legislators, industry leaders, and U.S. Department of Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao for Taking Flight: Regulating Our Skies. During two panels and a one-on-one interview, speakers discussed pilot shortage, consumer experience, drones, and the impending legislation.
May 10, 2018 – On Wednesday, May 9, U.S.
May 10, 2018 – now that ATC reform efforts have been defeated for the time being, it’s worth taking a deeper look at why they failed. ATC reform efforts pursued multiple policy goals, and each policy goal brought a different set of political opponents to the legislation. The combined opposition was just too great to be overcome.
April 27, 2018 – Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed H.R.
April 25, 2018 – Last night, the House Rules Committee approved a special procedure that will allow the House to consider 116 amendments to H.R. 4, the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill.
The following is a list of amendments made in order by the House Rules Committee to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization bill. Clicking on the sponsor name will take you to the text of the amendment.
April 24, 2018 – The following is a summary of the third and final version of House Transportation and Infrastructure chairman Bill Shuster’s (R-PA) “manager’s amendment to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization bill. This is the version made in order by the Rules Committee for House action.
April 23, 2018 – 9:05 p.m. – This evening, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) filed a package of changes to the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill (H.R. 4) in the form of a “manager’s amendment” at the House Rules Committee.
April 20, 2018 – The long-delayed Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill is finally poised for takeoff. The bill is on the official House floor schedule for next week, and the House Rules Committee has scheduled a hearing for 5 p.m.
April 19, 2018 – The House Rules Committee has now posted the text of 213 amendments to H.R. 4, the FAA reauthorization bill, that were filed before or shortly after the deadline of 2 p.m.
April 16, 2018 – The House Rules Committee today asked members of the House of Representatives to submit any proposed amendments to the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill (H.R. 4) by 2 p.m.
April 13, 2018 – Today, the bipartisan leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee introduced a revised version of the FAA reauthorization bill. The new bill is H.R.
March 22, 2018 – The fiscal 2018 omnibus appropriations package contains $18 billion for the Federal Aviation Administration and drops most of the Senate bill’s legislative provisions, including the $4.00 per passenger increase in allowable passenger facility charges (PFCs) at originating airports.
March 9, 2018 – The omnibus fiscal 2018 appropriations bill that could be considered by the House as early as next week is expected to contain a three-month extension of Airport and Airway Trust Fund taxes and spending authority.
February 28, 2018 – On February 27, the House Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing to address the current status of aviation security.
March 2, 2018 – Prospects for House consideration of legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) took an abrupt shift earlier this week when House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) announced on February 27 that his ambitious air traffic control reform legislation (H.R. 2997) would not be moving to the House floor in its current form.
February 27, 2018 – House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) announced today that his ambitious air traffic control legislation (H.R. 2997) would not be moving to the House floor in its current form.
February 15, 2018 – The federal budget for fiscal 2019 released this week proposes $16.1 billion in funding in 2019 for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as well as proposed changes in the Essential Air Service subsidy system.