U.S. House approves temporary FAA bill

March 31, 2011 at 9:44 am | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: The Hill

The House approved a temporary Federal Aviation Administration re-authorization bill Tuesday as a vote on a long-term bill looms later this week.

H.R. 1079, dubbed “Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011,” was approved Tuesday on a voice vote. It continues FAA funding at current levels for 60 days, with an expiration date of May 31.

The House is set take up a longer four-year FAA bill, H.R. 658, this week. However, that measure has become embroiled in a controversy of union organizing for railway and airline employees. [Full story]

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