S. 687 (113th): A bill to prohibit the closing of air traffic control towers, and for other purposes.


Apr 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 9, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jerry Moran

Junior Senator from Kansas



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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2013
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 9, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 687”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


32 cosponsors (18D, 14R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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