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S. 2650 (115th): Aviation Empowerment Act

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About the bill

A few years ago, a company tried to bring an Uber-style service for private aircraft and airplanes. They were shut down by the government. Now a new bill in Congress is trying to resuscitate the idea.

Context

Some nations have embraced “flight sharing,” an analogue to “ride sharing” services such as Uber and Lyft. This has become especially popular in Europe, where the app Wingly lets people hitch a ride on more than 10,000 small private airplanes registered with the service.

It generally costs much less than an airline ...

Sponsor and status

Mike Lee

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Utah. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Apr 11, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 11, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Apr 11, 2018
 
Introduced

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

S. 2650 (115th) 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 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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