H.R. 4441: Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act of 2016

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Introduced:

Feb 3, 2016

Status:

Reported by Committee on Feb 11, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 11, 2016.

Sponsor:

Bill Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2016
Length: 273 pages

Prognosis:

11% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To transfer operation of air traffic services currently provided by the Federal Aviation Administration to a separate not-for-profit corporate entity, to reauthorize and streamline programs of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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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History

Feb 3, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 11, 2016
 
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.

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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