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S. 1405: Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017

A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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.

Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 9, 2018
Length: 674 pages
Introduced:

Jun 22, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jun 29, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 29, 2017.

Prognosis:

70% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 22, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 29, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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.

May 9, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

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Signed by the President

S. 1405 is 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.

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