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S.687: A bill to prohibit the closing of air traffic control towers, and for other purposes.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||transportation and public works|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Jerry Moran, R-Kan.|
|Total Cosponsors||32 (18 Democrats, 14 Republicans)|
|Introduced||April 9, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 9, 2013|
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Prohibits the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), during FY2013 or FY2014, from suspending or terminating the operation of any air traffic control tower in operation on March 1, 2013, without regard to whether the tower is operated by the FAA or a contractor.
Directs the Administrator, as soon as practicable after enactment of this Act, to provide for resumed operation of any such tower that was suspended or terminated after March 1, 2013.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 9, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|