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S. 816: A bill to require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to establish an Aviation Rulemaking Committee to make recommendations regarding continuous aircraft tracking and transmission of identity, altitude, and location data for high altitude balloons, and for other purposes.

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Mar 15, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on Mar 15, 2023

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Mark Kelly

Junior Senator for Arizona



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1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)



Mar 15, 2023

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S. 816 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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