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H.R. 2997 (115th): 21st Century AIRR Act

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

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Sponsor and status

Bill Shuster

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2017
Length: 380 pages
Introduced
Jun 22, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 302: FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2018. (compare text)
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What legislators are saying

Pittsburgh International Airport Urges Passage of the 21st Century AIRR Act
    — Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9, 2001-2018] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2017

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Advances Aviation Reform Bill
    — Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 30, 2017

Congressman Cohen Praises Passage of SEAT Act
    — Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] on Sep 26, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2997 will add $150.1 billion in new spending through 2027.

History

Jun 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 27, 2017
 
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Sep 6, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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H.R. 2997 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2997. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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