H.R. 4441 (114th): Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act of 2016

Aviation reform bill would privatize air traffic control

A new bill, which may be Congress’s biggest reform to the aviation and airline industry since 1978, would privatize much of the industry including air traffic control.

H.R. 4441 -- the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act -- was introduced last month by Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA9), chair of the House Transportation ...

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 3, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bill Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
Length: 273 pages

History

Feb 3, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 11, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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

H.R. 4441 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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