H.R. 1600 (112th): Minimum Staffing of Air Traffic Controllers Act of 2011


Apr 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to take actions to ensure that not fewer than 2 air traffic controllers are on duty and physically situated within the air traffic control room or tower of certain airports at all times during periods of airfield operations, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/15/2011--Introduced.Minimum Staffing of Air Traffic Controllers Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to take necessary action to ensure that a commercial airport has at least two ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 15, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1600”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 66 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

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