FAA Bill Still Elusive As Extension PassesAugust 2, 2010 at 1:02 pm | Posted in Aviation Law | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
Source: Aviation Week
The House and Senate both approved legislation that extends the FAA’s operating authority and introduces new pilot safety rules, although leading aviation lawmakers expressed frustration that a long-term FAA bill could not be achieved.
This is the 15th extension for the FAA since the last full authorization expired in 2007. It will cover the agency through the end of September, effectively giving lawmakers another month to work on the long-term reauthorization after they return from recess. The current extension ends Aug. 1…more