Summary: S.3090 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.3090. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (06/05/2008)

Safe Aviation Facilities Ensure Aircraft Integrity and Reliability Act of 2008 or the SAFE AIR Act of 2008 - Requires the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to: (1) prescribe regulations requiring maintenance work on passenger aircraft to be performed by certain authorized individuals; (2) certify to Congress that the FAA has inspected each foreign repair station that has performed work on U.S. air carrier aircraft or components at least twice in the preceding year and tested persons who perform safety-sensitive functions at such stations for use of alcohol or controlled substances; and (3) develop a plan to identify all noncertified maintenance providers that have performed maintenance work on such aircraft.

Prohibits the Administrator from certifying a foreign repair station unless it complies with certain final security regulations.