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H.R. 4: FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4 reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration for five years.

Title I removes obsolete restrictions on the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) allowing airports to more effectively finance airport infrastructure projects that directly benefit the traveling public and expands the pilot program expediting the authorization of PFC to include all primary airports.

The title also makes Airport Improvement Program modifications by prohibiting the FAA from requiring airports to provide construction services or building space without compensation or reimbursement, ensuring small airports receiving FY11 AIP grant funds may complete the project ...

Sponsor and status

Bill Shuster

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

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Last Updated: May 8, 2018
Length: 540 pages

Apr 13, 2018


Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 27, 2018

This bill passed in the House on April 27, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


86% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: estimates new spending due to H.R. 4 will be negligible.
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons: AAPS encourages Congress to add the 1-page Primary Care Enhancement Act, H.R. 365, to the FAA Reauthorization Act.


Apr 13, 2018

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Apr 27, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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