Summary: H.R.3578 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (02/11/2014)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on February 6, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT), consistent with accepted medical standards and practices, to implement or enforce a requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of airmen or air traffic controllers for sleep disorders (including obstructive sleep apnea) only if: (1) it is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding in the case of an airman, and (2) the Federal Aviation Administration meets its collective bargaining obligations to its employees in the case of an air traffic controller.

Applies this Act only to a requirement adopted on or after November 1, 2013.