H.R.456: Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about transportation and public works
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Sponsor Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 5, 2013
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Bill Summary

Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act of 2013 - Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prescribe regulations for helicopter operations in Los Angeles County, California, that include requirements for helicopter flight paths and altitudes to reduce helicopter noise pollution in residential areas, increase safety, and minimize scheduled commercial aircraft delays.

Requires the Administrator to exempt from such requirements helicopter operations related to emergency, law enforcement, or military activities.

Directs the Administrator to make reasonable efforts to consult with local communities and local helicopter operators to develop regulations that meet the needs of local communities, helicopter operators, and the FAA.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 5, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.