H.R. 658 (112th): FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012

To amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal years 2011 through 2014, to streamline programs, create efficiencies, reduce waste, and improve aviation safety and capacity, to provide stable funding for the national aviation system, and for other purposes.



Feb 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 14, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 14, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-95


John Mica

Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2012
Length: 145 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 970: Federal Aviation Research and Development Reauthorization Act of 2011

Ordered Reported by Committee on Mar 17, 2011. 82% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 340: Airport and Airway Trust Fund Reauthorization Act of 2011

Ordered Reported by Committee on Feb 14, 2011. 25% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 549: To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to establish and carry out a program to safely and feasibly address piston engine aircraft emissions, and for other purposes.

Referred to Committee on Feb 8, 2011. 36% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3632: Basic Airline Services to Improve Customer Satisfaction Act

Referred to Committee on Dec 12, 2011. 22% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1913: Basic Airline Services to Improve Customer Satisfaction Act

Referred to Committee on Nov 18, 2011. 20% incorporated. (compare text)


Feb 11, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 16, 2011
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Apr 1, 2011
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Apr 7, 2011
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 8, 2011
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Feb 3, 2012
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Feb 6, 2012
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 14, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 658 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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