H. R. 66
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 3, 2013
Ms. Jackson Lee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Minimum Staffing of Air Traffic
Controllers Act of 2013
Minimum staffing of air traffic controllers
The Secretary of Transportation shall take such actions as may be necessary to ensure that, at a covered airport, not fewer than 2 air traffic controllers are on duty and physically situated within the airport’s air traffic control room or tower at all times during periods of airfield operations.
In this section, the
covered airport means an airport in the United States at
which scheduled commercial air carrier operations are provided