New Cosponsors — Apr 23, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Christopher Murphy [D-CT]
New Cosponsor: Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA]
The bill now has 32 cosponsors (18 Democrats, 14 Republicans).
Apr 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 9, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Kansas
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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2013
Length: 2 pages
4/9/2013--Introduced.Prohibits the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), during FY2013 or FY2014, from suspending or terminating the operation of any air traffic control tower in operation on March 1, ... Read more >
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