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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Feb 11, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 16, 2011
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (23R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Mar 31, 2011 6:48 p.m.
Agreed to 251/168
Mar 31, 2011 6:56 p.m.
Failed 120/303
Mar 31, 2011 7:03 p.m.
Failed 174/241
Mar 31, 2011 7:07 p.m.
Failed 187/235
Mar 31, 2011 7:11 p.m.
Failed 195/227
Apr 1, 2011 11:40 a.m.
Failed 207/215
Apr 1, 2011 11:46 a.m.
Failed 178/243
Apr 1, 2011 11:54 a.m.
Failed 183/238
Apr 1, 2011 12:07 p.m.
Agreed to 215/209
Apr 1, 2011 12:40 p.m.
Passed 223/196
On the Conference Report
Feb 3, 2012 11:42 a.m.
Passed 248/169
On the Conference Report
Feb 6, 2012 5:33 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 75/20

Subject Areas
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