Text: H.R.66 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/03/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 66


To direct the Secretary of Transportation to take actions to ensure that not fewer than 2 air traffic controllers are on duty and physically situated within the air traffic control room or tower of certain airports at all times during periods of airfield operations, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2013

Ms. Jackson Lee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to take actions to ensure that not fewer than 2 air traffic controllers are on duty and physically situated within the air traffic control room or tower of certain airports at all times during periods of airfield operations, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Minimum Staffing of Air Traffic Controllers Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Minimum staffing of air traffic controllers.

(a) In general.—The Secretary of Transportation shall take such actions as may be necessary to ensure that, at a covered airport, not fewer than 2 air traffic controllers are on duty and physically situated within the airport’s air traffic control room or tower at all times during periods of airfield operations.

(b) Covered airport.—In this section, the term “covered airport” means an airport in the United States at which scheduled commercial air carrier operations are provided regularly.