Issue / Unmanned Aerial Systems

FAA Panel Recommends Mandatory Registration for Drones Over 0.55 Pounds

November 30, 2015 After only a few weeks, the task force that the FAA put together in late October to take a look at the issue of...

House Hearing Examines Drone Technology

November 20, 2015 On Thursday, November 19, the House Energy and Commerce Committee (E&C) continued its “disrupter series,”...

Senate Hearing Examines FAA’s Approach to Drones

October 29, 2015 Concerns of drones interacting with the protected national airspace (NAS) continue to increase on Capitol Hill....

Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 26, 2015

Tuesday, October 27 - House Transportation and Infrastructure - Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation - subcommittee...

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...

House Hearing Examines Safety Aspects of Recreational Drones

October 8, 2015 In response to an increasing number of reported sightings of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS, or drones) near...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of October 5, 2015

Wednesday, Oct. 7 - House Transportation and Infrastructure - Subcommittee on Aviation - subcommittee hearing on the impact of unmanned...

2012 FAA Modernization and Reform Act

Text of Public Law 112-95, the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.

2003 Vision 100 – Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act

Text of Public Law 108-176, the Vision 100 - Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act of 2003.

2000 Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21)

Text of Public Law 106-181, the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR-21).

Transportation Amendments to H.R. 2577 Offered in the House but Not Adopted

Blackburn (TN) amendment making a 1 percent cut in each amount made available by the bill – failed by a roll call vote of 163...

FAA Releases Long-Awaited Drone Rule

February 19, 2015 The Obama Administration curiously chose a Sunday morning during a snow-bound three-day holiday weekend to...

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