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H.R. 636 (114th): FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016

About the bill

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for fiscal year 2017.

The bill was introduced as the America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015, and it passed the House in that form on February 13, 2015. The provisions were later incorporated into the government funding bill for fiscal year 2016, which was enacted.

The Senate is now expected to replace the text of this bill, H.R. 636, in its entirety with new text that reauthorizes the FAA. Most ...

Sponsor and status

Patrick “Pat” Tiberi

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 51 pages

Feb 2, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 15, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 15, 2016.


Pub.L. 114-190

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2658: Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016

Ordered Reported on Mar 16, 2016. 7% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 571: Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2

Passed Senate (House next) on Dec 15, 2015. 50% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2361: Airport Security Enhancement and Oversight Act

Ordered Reported on Dec 9, 2015. 74% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4698: Securing Aviation from Foreign Entry Points and Guarding Airports Through Enhanced Security Act of 2016

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 26, 2016. 85% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5338: Checkpoint Optimization and Efficiency Act of 2016

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 7, 2016. 87% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 2843: TSA PreCheck Expansion Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 27, 2015. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5292: Air Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016

Introduced on May 19, 2016. 89% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 5341: To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for recalculation of basic annuity benefits for certain air traffic controllers, and for other purposes.

Ordered Reported on Jul 12, 2016. 98% incorporated. (compare text)


Feb 2, 2015

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Feb 4, 2015
Ordered Reported

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Feb 9, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Feb 13, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This was a vote to pass H.R. 636 when it was the America’s Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015. The bill subsequently became the vehicle for passage ...

Apr 19, 2016
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jul 11, 2016
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

Jul 13, 2016
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 15, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 636 (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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