S.687 - A bill to prohibit the closing of air traffic control towers, and for other purposes.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS] (Introduced 04/09/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||04/09/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.|
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Summary: S.687 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/09/2013)
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.