AVIATION

AVIATION

Amendments

Dept. of Homeland Security: making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), consideration (H. Res. 5), H15 [3JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), S683, S684 [25JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), consideration of conference report (H. Res. 131), H2015 [14FE]

Depts. of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Transportation, HUD, and VA, FDA, EPA, science, and military construction: making appropriations (H.R. 3055), H4804 [19JN], H5047, H5049, H5050, H5052, H5053, H5055, H5056, H5058, H5059, H5060, H5061, H5064, H5065, H5066, H5067 [24JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 3055), consideration (H. Res. 445), H4787 [19JN]

McGee, Charles E.: authorize honorary promotion to brigadier general in the Air Force (S. 2052), S5217, S5260 [31JY]

Appointments

Conferees: H.J. Res. 31, Dept. of Homeland Security continuing appropriations, S684 [25JA], H1216 [25JA]

Bills and resolutions

Air Force: require mechanism for regular evaluation of justifications for continuing maintenance of non-operational staff positions that require pilot expertise (see S. 1511), S2924 [16MY]

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association: anniversary (see S. Res. 203), S2787 [13MY]

Airports: withhold Federal grants from airports that violate grant agreements by discriminating against an air carrier operating pursuant to Federal contract (see H.R. 2955), H4161 [23MY]

Armed Forces: authorize military departments to pay National Guard and Reserve component officers aviation incentive pay at the same rate as active duty pilots (see H.R. 2953), H4161 [23MY]

——— repeal authority to use against those responsible for hijacking and crashing of commercial aircraft into the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Somerset County, PA (see H.R. 966), H1361 [5FE] (see H.R. 1274), H2031 [14FE]

Buy American Act: standardize and extend certain provisions (see H.R. 2755), H3841 [15MY]

CIA: prohibit use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) to carry out a weapons strike or other lethal action and transfer authority to conduct such strikes to the Dept. of Defense (see H.R. 112), H205 [3JA]

Civil liberties: protect rights of citizens to transport knives interstate, notwithstanding patchwork of local and State prohibitions (see S. 542), S1437 [25FE]

——— protect rights of citizens to transport knives interstate, notwithstanding patchwork of local and State prohibitions, and repeal Federal regulations on switchblade knives which burden citizens (see H.R. 88), H204 [3JA]

Coast Guard: enhance land-based unmanned aircraft system program and maritime patrol aircraft to help identify and interdict illicit drugs (see S. 2173), S4948 [18JY]

Cole, Richard E.: posthumously promote to colonel on the retired list (see S. 2228), S5012 [23JY] (see H.R. 3143), H4343 [5JN]

Colorado: recognize critical importance of military aviation training, including training conducted at High-Altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site (see H. Res. 440), H4695 [13JN]

Conran, Philip J.: award Medal of Honor (see H.R. 2330), H3271 [15AP]

Dept. of Defense: establish U.S. Space Command (see H.R. 1746), H2717 [13MR]

——— improve consultation by Military Aviation and Installation Assurance Siting Clearinghouse with installations affected by windfarm projects (see S. 1580), S3005 [21MY]

——— increase number of operational aircraft carriers (see H.R. 700), H997 [22JA]

——— prohibit funding for aerial refueling of aircraft of Saudi Arabia (see H.R. 910), H1335 [30JA]

——— provide for inclusion of names of soldiers who died on Flying Tiger Flight 739 on March 16, 1962, on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (see S. 1891), S3652 [18JN]

——— provide for safe transit exception to service level requirements for aircraft flying over Colorado wilderness areas (see H.R. 3247), H4693 [13JN]

——— provide space-available travel on military aircraft to children, surviving spouses, and siblings of Armed Forces members who die during active duty (see H.R. 1017), H1391 [6FE]

——— support F–35 Joint Strike Fighter Program (see H. Res. 177), H2368 [5MR]

Dept. of Homeland Security: establish Unmanned Aircraft Systems Coordinator (see S. 1867), S3476 [13JN] (see H.R. 3787), H5911 [16JY]

——— making appropriations (see H.R. 3931), H7376 [24JY]

——— making continuing appropriations (see H.J. Res. 1), H210 [3JA] (see H.J. Res. 31), H997 [22JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), consideration (see H. Res. 5), H210 [3JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), consideration (see H. Res. 61), H996 [22JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), consideration of conference report (see H. Res. 131), H2028 [14FE]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), correction in enrollment (see S. Con. Res. 4), S1384 [14FE]

——— provide continuing appropriations to pay salaries of Coast Guard and law enforcement and customs and border protection officers in the event of a Government shutdown (see H.R. 815), H1242 [28JA]

——— provide oversight of border zone in which Federal agents may conduct vehicle checkpoints and stops and enter private land without a warrant (see S. 2180), S4948 [18JY] (see H.R. 3852), H7150 [18JY]

Dept. of Transportation: allow airport projects to be eligible to participate in Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation (TIFIA) Program (see S. 563), S1492 [26FE]

——— allow eligibility for Essential Air Service program benefits for certain locations with high military use (see H.R. 690), H958 [18JA]

——— assess the total amount of nonhighway recreational fuel taxes received by Dept. of the Treasury and transferred to the Highway Trust Fund (see S. 1527), S2924 [16MY]

——— authorize additional funding for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (see H.R. 2520), H3447 [3MY]

——— authorize declaration of an aviation humanitarian crisis for airports impacted by a major disaster or emergency (see H.R. 3480), H5166 [25JN]

——— ensure authorizations to foreign air carriers to operate in the U.S. comply with certain labor standards or labor-related rights and principles (see H.R. 3632), H5302 [9JY]

——— establish a revenue metric for port network components for inclusion in National Multimodal Freight Network (see H.R. 839), H1282 [29JA]

——— establish Multimodal Freight Funding Formula Program and National Freight Infrastructure Competitive Grant Program (see H.R. 2723), H3789 [14MY]

——— modify final rule relative to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements for passenger operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operations (see S. 826), S1899 [14MR]

——— prohibit aircraft from having in place cameras and microphones that can monitor passengers (see S. 1206), S2435 [11AP]

——— provide Puerto Rico the same exceptions as Alaska relative to foreign air cargo carriers leaving and collecting cargo on their way to or from another U.S. destination (see H.R. 2357), H3283 [25AP]

——— require air carriers to disclose to consumers actual departure and arrival times for certain domestic flight segments (see H.R. 3481), H5166 [25JN]

——— require small hub airports to construct areas for nursing mothers (see H.R. 3362), H4917 [19JN]

Depts. of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Transportation, HUD, and VA, FDA, EPA, science, and military construction: making appropriations (H.R. 3055), consideration (see H. Res. 445), H4769 [18JN]

Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making appropriations (see H.R. 267), H280 [8JA] (see H.R. 3163), H4348 [6JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 267), consideration (see H. Res. 28), H280 [8JA]

Disabled: protect rights of passengers with disabilities in air transportation (see S. 669), S1705 [6MR] (see H.R. 1549), H2502 [6MR]

Emergency medical personnel: include nonprofit and volunteer ground and air ambulance crew members and first responders for certain benefits (see H.R. 2887), H4064 [21MY]

EPA: reestablish Office of Noise Abatement and Control (see H.R. 3001), H4163 [23MY]

Eureka Springs, AR: recognize Aviation Cadet Museum as ‘‘America’s National Aviation Cadet Museum’’ (see S. Res. 211), S2884 [15MY]

FAA: allow continuation of service of current Deputy Administrator (see S. 2249), S5062 [24JY]

——— codify requirements for changes in airport sponsorship or operations relative to airport operating certificates (see H.R. 3209), H4432 [11JN]

——— condition Airport Improvement Program grants on certain assurances from airport owners and operators relative to television equipment in airport terminals (see H.R. 3426), H5037 [21JN]

——— conduct a study on health effects of ultrafine particles on communities near airports (see H.R. 2351), H3279 [22AP]

——— create a task force to process applications submitted for determinations, assessments, and waivers for unmanned aircraft systems (see H.R. 2830), H3962 [17MY]

——— enhance rights and protections for pilots, improve transparency of decisionmaking process, promote investment in general aviation and infrastructure, and ensure access to training by aviation workforce (see S. 2198), S4966 [22JY]

——— enter into appropriate arrangements with National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide for a report on health impacts of air traffic noise and pollution (see H.R. 976), H1361 [5FE]

——— establish FAA Task Force on NOTAM Improvement (see H.R. 1775), H2743 [14MR]

——— establish protections for air transportation passengers relative to boarding, seating, fees, delays and cancellations, claims against airlines, and penalty enforcement (see S. 2341), S5196 [30JY]

——— improve hiring process for air traffic controllers by prioritizing hiring of veterans and FAA Certified Collegiate Training Initiative school graduates (see S. 1148), S2433 [11AP] (see S. 1322), S2645 [6MY]

——— improve safety of air supply on commercial aircraft by providing educational materials to crew and first responders and issuing guidance on reporting smoke or fumes (see S. 1112), S2386 [10AP] (see H.R. 2208), H3252 [10AP]

——— issue or revise regulations to provide for temporary flight restrictions in the vicinity of outdoor music festivals (see H.R. 4060), H7466 [25JY]

——— issue temporary flight restrictions for concerts and other major events held at stadiums (see H.R. 3646), H5302 [9JY]

——— making continuing appropriations (see H.R. 419), H358 [9JA]

——— making continuing appropriations for salaries and expenses of air traffic controllers (see H.R. 858), H1283 [29JA]

——— prohibit Airport Improvement Program funds from being provided to entities that have violated U.S. intellectual property rights, and therefore pose a threat to national security (see S. 1710), S3215 [4JN]

——— provide funding from Airport and Airway Trust Fund for FAA activities in the event of a Government shutdown (see S. 762), S1793 [12MR] (see H.R. 1108), H1491 [8FE]

——— reduce regulations on pilots by clarifying terms ‘‘common carrier’’ and ‘‘personal operator’’ to facilitate flight-sharing by noncommerical pilots on digital platforms (see S. 1407), S2770 [9MY]

——— remove Federal cap on Passenger Facility Charge Program to finance airport construction and renovation projects (see H.R. 3791), H5998 [17JY]

——— require aircraft manufacturers to offer or provide non-required safety enhancing equipment without additional charge to air carriers (see S. 1178), S2434 [11AP]

——— require airlines to disclose information on cyberattacks on aircraft and support systems and identify and address cybersecurity threats to the U.S. commercial aviation system (see S. 2181), S4948 [18JY]

——— require disclosure of beneficial ownership by a foreign person of aircraft registration (see H.R. 393), H358 [9JA]

——— require installation of secondary cockpit barriers on existing aircraft (see S. 911), S2043 [27MR] (see H.R. 911), H1335 [30JA]

Federal employees: making appropriations to pay salaries of Coast Guard and Dept. of Homeland Security employees tasked with securing the border working during the Government shutdown (see H.R. 371), H357 [9JA]

——— making appropriations to pay salaries of Depts. of Homeland Security and Justice employees working during the Government shutdown (see S. 111), S143 [10JA]

——— permit disabled law enforcement, intelligence, and other safety and security officers and employees to receive the same retirement benefits as if they had not been disabled (see S. 531), S1383 [14FE] (see H.R. 1256), H2031 [14FE]

——— prohibit use of Federal funds for travel expenses of senior Federal officials in contravention of regulations on Government aircraft travel and require agency reports on travel on such aircraft (see H.R. 1463), H2314 [28FE]

——— provide standards relative to airline travel for official business (see S. 1559), S3004 [21MY]

Forest Service: transfer certain Black Hills National Forest lands to Custer County, SD, Airport (see S. 100), S142 [10JA] (see H.R. 382), H357 [9JA]

GAO: review Dept. of Homeland Security Trusted Traveler Programs (see H.R. 3675), H5583 [10JY]

Health: protect patients from surprise air ambulance services bills (see H.R. 3784), H5911 [16JY]

Infrastructure Week: designate (see H. Res. 380), H3789 [14MY]

Junior ROTC: provide for programs of scholarships for members toward obtaining private pilot’s licenses (see S. 965), S2118 [1AP] (see H.R. 2892), H4117 [22MY]

Mariner, Rosemary A.: tribute (see S. Res. 61), S1133 [7FE]

McGee, Charles E.: authorize honorary promotion to brigadier general in the Air Force (see S. 2052), S4677 [28JN]

Members of Congress: ban lobbying after leaving office and individual stock ownership and restrict travel benefits and certain perks for former Members (see H.R. 3419), H5036 [21JN]

——— hold salaries in escrow if budget resolution is not adopted by certain date, eliminate automatic salary adjustments, impose certain travel restrictions, and establish a 5-year ban on lobbying (see H.R. 1466), H2314 [28FE]

——— prohibit former Members from lobbying Congress, use of official funds for airline accommodations which are not coach-class, and cost-of-living adjustment in pay in year after a Federal budget deficit (see H.R. 3118), H4341 [5JN]

——— prohibit use of official funds for airline accommodations for Members and other officers and employees of the legislative branch which are not coach-class accommodations (see H.R. 3687), H5583 [10JY]

——— prohibit use of official funds for airline accommodations which are not coach-class accommodations (see H.R. 626), H675 [16JA]

Middle East: support peaceful resolution to Yemen civil war, report on international law violations, suspend Saudi arms sales and support, and hold those responsible for death of Jamal Khashoggi accountable (see S. 398), S1132 [7FE]

Montana: designate a mountain ridge as ‘‘B–47 Ridge’’ in honor of servicemen killed in an Air Force training mission crash on such ridge (see S. 490), S1382 [14FE] (see H.R. 1267), H2031 [14FE]

NASA: secure technological edge of the U.S. in civil and military aviation and aeronautics (see S. 1713), S3215 [4JN]

National Airborne Day: designate (see S. Res. 294), S5249 [31JY]

National Aviation Heritage Area: reauthorize (see S. 927), S2087 [28MR] (see H.R. 1990), H2917 [28MR]

National Park Service: study ways to commemorate and preserve the aviation history of Long Island, NY (see H.R. 2369), H3283 [25AP]

National Public Safety Aviation Day: designate (see H. Res. 523), H7467 [25JY]

NOAA: make certain changes to NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps (see H.R. 2406), H3339 [30AP]

NTSB: authorize investigation of commercial space transportation accidents (see H.R. 1562), H2503 [6MR]

Political ethics: strengthen ethical standards in the Federal Government to prevent Government corruption and ensure transparency and accountability (see H.R. 706), H997 [22JA]

Public works: ensure that certain materials used in carrying out Federal infrastructure aid programs are made in the U.S. (see S. 1955), S4504 [25JN] (see S. 2056), S4698 [8JY] (see H.R. 3459), H5165 [25JN]

Safety: improve technology and address human factors in aviation safety (see H.R. 4166), H7492 [6AU]

Space policy: declare that space launch is a developmental activity and not a form of transportation, and that a process exists for investigating commercial space launch reentry activities (see H. Res. 473), H5269 [2JY]

Taxation: clarify use of State and local sales taxes on aviation fuel (see H.R. 2939), H4160 [23MY]

——— impose a carbon tax on fossil fuel producers and direct funds toward rebuilding infrastructure, consumer tax rebates, and coal country assistance (see H.R. 4142), H7488 [2AU]

——— provide for a credit against tax for improving safety of fuel systems in emergency medical helicopters (see S. 1560), S3004 [21MY] (see H.R. 675), H718 [17JA]

——— provide for Move America bonds and Move America credits to support public-private partnerships for infrastructure investment (see S. 146), S273 [16JA] (see H.R. 1508), H2366 [5MR]

Terrorism: combat terrorist travel, transfer border security systems to partner governments, establish minimum international border security standards, and suspend assistance to countries not complying with such standards (see H.R. 630), H676 [16JA]

Transportation Security Administration: authorize use of security service fees to pay officer salaries during a lapse in appropriations (see H.R. 705), H997 [22JA]

——— carry out covert testing and risk mitigation improvement of aviation security operations (see H.R. 3469), H5166 [25JN]

——— enhance security operations and stabilize security workforce by applying a unified personnel system to employees responsible for screening passengers and property (see S. 944), S2088 [28MR] (see H.R. 1140), H1517 [11FE]

——— ensure aviation security fees are used to finance costs of aviation security screening by repealing requirement that a portion of such fees be deposited into the Treasury (see S. 472), S1325 [13FE] (see H.R. 1171), H1580 [13FE]

——— ensure that material disseminated in major airports can be better understood by more people accessing such airports (see H.R. 3691), H5584 [10JY]

——— establish a task force to conduct an analysis of emerging and potential future threats to transportation security (see H.R. 3318), H4770 [18JN]

——— expand eligibility for TSA PreCheck program to individuals with Transportation Worker Identification Credentials or Hazardous Materials Endorsements (see S. 2035), S4628 [27JN]

——— expand enrollment in TSA PreCheck program to expedite commercial travel screening and improve airport security (see S. 1349), S2687 [7MY]

——— implement training for frontline personnel on screening of pregnant women and families with young children at passenger screening checkpoints (see H.R. 3694), H5725 [11JY]

——— provide for the eligibility of employees to receive public safety officers’ death benefits (see H.R. 372), H357 [9JA]

——— provide TSA PreCheck to certain severely injured or disabled veterans (see S. 1881), S3651 [18JN] (see H.R. 3356), H4917 [19JN]

——— require deployment of law enforcement personnel at airport screening locations at very large airports (see H.R. 4020), H7465 [25JY]

——— require GAO review of screening protocols for formula, breast milk, purified deionized water for infants, and juice (see S. 2381), S5248 [31JY] (see H.R. 3246), H4693 [13JN]

Turkey: limit transfer of F–35 aircraft pending certification that Turkey will not accept delivery of air defense system from Russia (see S. 922), S2087 [28MR] (see H.R. 2512), H3440 [2MY] (see H.R. 3263), H4694 [13JN]

——— support sale of air and missile defense systems and limit transfer of F–35 aircraft pending certification that Turkey will not accept delivery of air and missile defense system from Russia (see H. Res. 372), H3727 [10MY]

World War II: award a Congressional Gold Medal to Mexican Air Force Escuadrón 201 known as ‘‘Aztec Eagles’’ (see H.R. 1889), H2827 [26MR]

Cloture motions

Dept. of Homeland Security: making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), motion to proceed, S1155 [11FE]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), conference report, S1362, S1364 [14FE]

Conference reports

Consolidated Appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), H1589–H1995 [13FE]

Letters

Re-establishment of nonstop flights between the U.S. and Croatia: Steve Rukavina, National Federation of Croatian Americans Cultural Foundation, E715 [5JN]

Support sale of defense systems and limit transfer of F–35 aircraft pending certification that Turkey will not accept delivery of defense system from Russia: Representative Cummings, Committee on Oversight and Reform (House), H4380 [10JN]

——— Representative Engel, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), H4379, H4380 [10JN]

——— Representative Nadler, Committee on the Judiciary (House), H4380 [10JN]

——— Representative Neal, Committee on Ways and Means (House), H4380 [10JN]

——— Representative Waters, Committee on Financial Services (House), H4379 [10JN]

Lists

Committee on Appropriations (Senate) staff who worked on conference report on H.J. Res. 31, consolidated appropriations, S1363 [14FE]

Honor Flight Chicago (organization) honorees, E709 [4JN], E892 [10JY], E913 [12JY], E1046 [9AU]

Motions

Dept. of Homeland Security: making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), S1152 [11FE], H194 [3JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), consideration (H. Res. 5), H8, H16 [3JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), S684 [25JA], H1181 [24JA]

Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making appropriations (H.R. 267), H428 [10JA]

Remarks in House

Apollo space program: mint coins in commemoration of anniversary of first manned moon landing, H5922 [17JY]

Armed Forces: anniversary of Operation Secret Squirrel, E1011 [30JY]

——— repeal authority to use against those responsible for hijacking and crashing of commercial aircraft into the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Somerset County, PA, H5719, H5720 [11JY], E813 [21JN]

——— 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron recipient of Air Force Gallant Unit Citation, H2786 [25MR]

——— tribute to Air Force 55th Wing, H2836 [27MR]

Army: Future Vertical Lift program funding, H4721 [18JN]

Aviation: express sympathy to families of victims of Boeing 737 Max 8 plane crashes, H7224 [23JY]

Buffalo, NY: anniversary of Continental Connection commuter plane crash, H1558 [13FE]

Coast Guard: anniversary, E1003 [26JY]

Colorado: recognize critical importance of military aviation training, including training conducted at High-Altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site, H5712 [11JY]

Croatia: re-establishment of nonstop flights between the U.S. and Croatia, E715 [5JN]

Dept. of Defense: Air Force operation and maintenance funding, H2876 [27MR]

——— condition transfer of defense articles to Azerbaijan on certification that such weapons will not be used against civilian aviation, H5595 [11JY]

——— expand space-available flight program funding to include spouses and caregivers of disabled veterans, H4726, H4727 [18JN]

——— Malmstrom AFB, MT, facilities improvement funding, H5594 [11JY]

——— military deployment to Middle East in response to alleged threats from Iran, H3493 [8MY], H3509 [9MY], H3847 [16MY], H4705 [18JN], H4923, H4924 [20JN]

——— Offutt AFB, NE, simulator replacement funding, H5545 [10JY]

——— prohibit funding for aerial refueling of aircraft of Saudi Arabia, H1547 [13FE]

——— report on risks posed by non-military aircraft flying over military installations, H5568 [10JY]

——— require Air Force and Defense Logistics Agency report on need for, and/or benefits of, constructing new or maintaining direct fuel pipeline connections, H5677 [11JY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: making continuing appropriations, H505 [11JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), H185, H186, H190–H196 [3JA], H547, H549, H581, H582 [15JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), consideration (H. Res. 5), H8–H17 [3JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), motion to recommit, H194 [3JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), H1176–H1183 [24JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), conference report, H2016–H2024, H2025 [14FE], H2106 [26FE], E194 [22FE]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), consideration (H. Res. 61), H1012–H1022 [23JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), consideration of conference report (H. Res. 131), H2008–H2016 [14FE]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), correction in enrollment (S. Con. Res. 4), H2024 [14FE]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), motion to recommit, H1181 [24JA]

Dept. of Transportation: authorize additional funding for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (H.R. 2520), H4783 [19JN]

——— remove limit on number of hours retired air traffic controllers may work as trainers while receiving retirement annuities, H5654 [11JY]

——— Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority funding, H4783 [19JN]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: improve assistance for certain flight training and other educational programs, H4050 [21MY]

Depts. of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Transportation, HUD, and VA, FDA, EPA, science, and military construction: making appropriations (H.R. 3055), H4670 [13JN], H4797–H4896 [19JN], H4928, H4929–H4997 [20JN], H5011–H5022 [21JN], H5047–H5072 [24JN], H5089, H5100–H5104 [25JN], E828 [24JN], E855 [27JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 3055), consideration (H. Res. 445), H4779–H4789 [19JN]

Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making appropriations, H185 [3JA], H1152 [23JA], E72 [22JA]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 267), H398–H429, H451 [10JA]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 267), consideration (H. Res. 28), H302–H311 [9JA]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 267), motion to recommit, H428, H429 [10JA]

Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations: across-the-board funding reduction, H5059, H5060, H5061 [24JN]

Disasters: express sympathy to families of victims of Boeing 737 Max 8 plane crashes, H7224 [23JY]

EPA: reestablish Office of Noise Abatement and Control (H.R. 3001), E659 [23MY]

Ethiopia: express sympathy to families of victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 plane crash, H2630 [11MR]

FAA: Airport and Airway Trust Fund aircraft noise mitigation funding, H5053 [24JN]

——— allow continuation of service of current Deputy Administrator (S. 2249), H7443 [25JY]

——— assist aviation-impacted communities in mitigating the noise burden that they face and increase engagement and responsiveness to communities, H5058 [24JN]

——— call to ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft following recent plane crashes, H2677 [12MR], H2683 [13MR]

——— improve safety of air supply on commercial aircraft by providing educational materials to crew and first responders and issuing guidance on reporting smoke or fumes (H.R. 2208), E445 [10AP]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.R. 419), H615 [16JA]

——— Office of Commercial Space Transportation funding, H5073 [24JN]

——— Remote Tower Pilot Program funding, H5065 [24JN]

——— threat to withhold funds from States not in compliance with policy that requires State and local governments to use revenue generated from aviation fuel sales taxes for airport purposes, H5057, H5058 [24JN]

Federal employees: prohibit use of Federal funds for travel expenses of any senior political appointee on non-commercial, private, or chartered aircraft unless no commercial flight is available, H2490 [6MR]

——— prohibit use of Federal funds for travel expenses of senior Federal officials in contravention of regulations on Government aircraft travel and require agency reports on travel on such aircraft, H2518 [7MR]

Firearms: allow gun owners to legally transfer their firearms to individuals who are participants in TSA PreCheck program, H2254–H2256 [27FE]

Flying Fur Animal Rescue (nonprofit organization): tribute, H4018 [21MY]

Honor Flight Chicago (organization): tribute, E461 [12AP], E559 [8MY], E709 [4JN], E892 [10JY], E913 [12JY], E1046 [9AU]

Honor Flight of Central Oregon (organization): tribute, E500 [29AP]

Honor Flight of Middle Tennessee (organization): tribute, E537 [3MY]

Honor Flight of Oregon (organization): tribute, E776 [13JN]

Honor Flight Permian Basin (organization): tribute, E555 [8MY]

Hurricanes: provide additional disaster recovery assistance for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, H1530 [13FE]

Infrastructure: importance of investment, H3468–H3472 [7MY]

Infrastructure Week: designate (H. Res. 380), H3772, H3773 [14MY]

——— observance, H3826 [15MY]

Lebanon, NH: anniversary of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team, E836 [25JN]

March Air Reserve Base, CA: tribute to 492d Attack Squadron Activation Unit, E541 [3MY]

Montgomery, AL: Dannelly Field aircraft maintenance facilities funding, H4803 [19JN]

NASA: tribute to astronauts from Oklahoma, H4924 [20JN], H5173 [26JN]

——— tribute to Stennis Space Center, H7135 [18JY]

National Guard: Air National Guard Facility Modernization and Sustainment funding, H4714 [18JN]

National Public Safety Aviation Day: designate (H. Res. 523), H7387 [25JY]

NOAA: make certain changes to NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps (H.R. 2406), H3323 [30AP]

North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture: release of ‘‘Torture Flights—North Carolina’s Role in the CIA’s Rendition and Torture Program’’ report, E842 [26JN]

Postal Service: grant Ravn Alaska (company) status as ‘‘existing mainline carrier’’ to ensure viable passenger service and mail delivery in Alaska, E180 [14FE]

Public works: ensure that certain materials used in carrying out Federal infrastructure aid programs are made in the U.S. (H.R. 3459), H7228 [23JY]

Savannah, GA: tribute to ‘‘Spirit of Savannah’’ aircraft, H3463 [7MY]

Smith, Diana: Nebraska Aviation Hall of Fame inductee, H1495 [11FE]

Taxation: provide for Move America bonds and Move America credits to support public-private partnerships for infrastructure investment (H.R. 1508), E244 [5MR]

Transportation Security Administration: tribute to officers at Phoenix, AZ, Sky Harbor Airport, H5314 [10JY]

Turkey: support sale of air and missile defense systems and limit transfer of F–35 aircraft pending certification that Turkey will not accept delivery of air and missile defense system from Russia (H. Res. 372), H4378–H4381 [10JN]

Tyndall AFB, FL: planning, design, and construction funding to repair damage from Hurricane Michael, H637 [16JA], H3349 [1MY]

Remarks in Senate

Air Force: operational squadrons expansion funding, S1311 [13FE]

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association: anniversary (S. Res. 203), S2793 [13MY]

Alaska: assessment of air, land, and water travel, S5226 [31JY]

Always Free Honor Flight (organization): tribute, S3001 [21MY]

Arkansas: tribute to Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame inductees, S5244 [31JY]

Armed Forces: North Dakota Air National Guard 119th Wing recipient of Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, S2858 [15MY]

Aviation Maintenance Technician Day: observance, S3101 [23MY]

Dept. of Defense: establish U.S. Space Command, S3810 [19JN], S4490 [25JN]

——— military deployment to Middle East in response to alleged threats from Iran, S2864, S2869 [15MY], S2900, S2913 [16MY], S2954–S2957 [20MY], S3032, S3041 [22MY], S3065, S3070 [23MY], S3638 [18JN], S4133 [20JN]

——— provide for membership of Commander of U.S. Space Command on the Joint Chiefs of Staff, S4490 [25JN]

——— require Commander of U.S. Space Command to report directly to Sec. of the Air Force, S4490 [25JN]

——— submit report on ability of national airspace system to meet current national security requirements and offer recommendations for improvements, S4135 [20JN]

Dept. of Homeland Security: develop a comprehensive strategy to gain and maintain operational control of the international borders of the U.S., S689 [28JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), S8–S11 [3JA], S32 [4JA], S35, S46, S54–S61, S74 [8JA], S114 [10JA], S154 [11JA], S169–S171, S173, S186 [14JA], S192 [15JA], S299–S301 [18JA], S307 [19JA], S550–S555, S560 [24JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), unanimous-consent agreement, S1338 [14FE]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), unanimous-consent request, S115 [10JA], S192 [15JA], S301 [18JA], S319 [22JA], S549, S550, S559, S560 [24JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), S659 [24JA], S671, S684 [25JA]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), conference report, S1337, S1341, S1344, S1347–S1351, S1356–S1358, S1362–S1364, S1395 [14FE]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), conference report—unanimous-consent agreement, S1362 [14FE]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), correction in enrollment (S. Con. Res. 4), S1364 [14FE]

——— making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), unanimous-consent request, S549 [24JA]

——— provide oversight of border zone in which Federal agents may conduct vehicle checkpoints and stops and enter private land without a warrant (S. 2180), S4952 [18JY]

Depts. of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Transportation, HUD, and VA, FDA, EPA, science, and military construction: making appropriations (H.R. 3055), S4739 [9JY], S4744 [10JY]

Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies: making appropriations, S97 [9JA]

Dickson, Stephen M.: suitability to be FAA Administrator relative to handling of a pilot safety complaint during tenure as a Delta Airlines, Inc., executive, S4987, S5007 [23JY]

Doolittle Tokyo Raiders: award Congressional Gold Medal, S2313 [9AP]

Dyess AFB, TX: B–21 bomber squadron base designation, S2412 [11AP]

Empire Airlines: tribute, S5193 [30JY]

FAA: allow continuation of service of current Deputy Administrator (S. 2249), S5038 [24JY]

Forest Service: transfer certain Black Hills National Forest lands to Custer County, SD, Airport, S1103 [7FE], S1289 [13FE]

Hurricanes: provide additional disaster recovery assistance for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands in response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, S556, S574 [24JA]

Infrastructure: importance of investment, S4897 [17JY]

McGee, Charles E.: authorize honorary promotion to brigadier general in the Air Force (S. 2052), S5217 [31JY]

Middle East: support peaceful resolution to Yemen civil war, report on international law violations, suspend Saudi arms sales and support, and hold those responsible for death of Jamal Khashoggi accountable, S1824–S1829 [13MR], S3226 [5JN], S4125–S4129 [19JN], S4137–S4142 [20JN]

——— support peaceful resolution to Yemen civil war, report on international law violations, suspend Saudi arms sales and support, and hold those responsible for death of Jamal Khashoggi accountable (S. 398), S1827 [13MR], S3831, S3832 [19JN], S5131 [29JY]

National Airborne Day: designate (S. Res. 294), S5217 [31JY]

National Military Appreciation Month: observance, S2857, S2858 [15MY]

New York, NY: tribute to first responders responding to helicopter crash, S3277 [10JN]

Nuclear weapons: importance of nuclear triad to national security, S1645 [5MR]

Old Glory Honor Flight (organization): tribute, S1322 [13FE]

Peterson, Shelby: Civil Air Patrol Spaatz Award recipient, S2960 [20MY]

Tennessee: tribute, S5225 [31JY]

Reports

‘‘Torture Flights—North Carolina’s Role in the CIA’s Rendition and Torture Program’’: North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture (excerpt), E843 [26JN]

Reports filed

Consideration of Conference Report on H.J. Res. 31, Consolidated Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 131) (H. Rept. 116–10), H2028 [14FE]

Consideration of H.J. Res. 31, Dept. of Homeland Security Continuing Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 61) (H. Rept. 116–4), H996 [22JA]

Consideration of H.R. 267, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and Related Agencies Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 28) (H. Rept. 116–1), H280 [8JA]

Consideration of H.R. 3055, Depts. of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Transportation, HUD, and VA, FDA, EPA, Science, and Military Construction Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 445) (H. Rept. 116–119), H4769 [18JN]

Dept. of Homeland Security Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 3931) (H. Rept. 116–180), H7376 [24JY]

Depts. of Transportation and HUD and Related Agencies Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 3163) (H. Rept. 116–106), H4348 [6JN]

Interstate Transport Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 542) (S. Rept. 116–65), S5102 [25JY]

Notice to Airmen Improvement Act: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House) (H.R. 1775) (H. Rept. 116–67), H3922 [16MY]

Saudi Arabia Accountability and Yemen Act: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 398), S5195 [30JY]

Texts of

H. Res. 5, consideration of H. Res. 6, House Rules adoption and amendment, H.R. 21, continuing appropriations, and H.J. Res. 1, Dept. of Homeland Security continuing appropriations, H8 [3JA]

H. Res. 28, consideration of H.R. 267, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, H302 [9JA]

H. Res. 61, consideration of H.R. 648, consolidated appropriations and H.J. Res. 31, Dept. of Homeland Security continuing appropriations, H1012 [23JA]

H. Res. 372, support sale of air and missile defense systems and limit transfer of F–35 aircraft to Turkey pending certification that Turkey will not accept delivery of air and missile defense system from Russia, H4378 [10JN]

H. Res. 445, consideration of H.R. 3055, Depts. of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Transportation, HUD, and VA, FDA, EPA, science, and military construction appropriations, H4779 [19JN]

H.J. Res. 1, Dept. of Homeland Security continuing appropriations, H190 [3JA]

H.J. Res. 31, Dept. of Homeland Security continuing appropriations, H1176 [24JA]

H.R. 267, Depts. of Transportation and HUD and related agencies appropriations, H398–H420 [10JA]

H.R. 3055, Depts. of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Transportation, HUD, and VA, FDA, EPA, science, and military construction appropriations, H4804–H4877 [19JN]

S. 100, Custer County Airport Conveyance Act, S144 [10JA]

S. 1349, Secure Traveler Act, S2690 [7MY]

S. 2052, honorary promotion of Charles E. McGee to brigadier general in the Air Force, S5217 [31JY]

S. 2249, allow continuation of service of current FAA Deputy Administrator, S5038, S5064 [24JY], H7443 [25JY]

S. Con. Res. 4, corrections in enrollment of H.J. Res. 4, consolidated appropriations, H2024 [14FE]

S. Res. 61, tribute to Rosemary A. Mariner, S1142 [7FE]

S. Res. 203, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association anniversary, S2792 [13MY]

S. Res. 211, Aviation Cadet Museum in Eureka Springs, AR, recognition as ‘‘America’s National Aviation Cadet Museum’’, S2890 [15MY]

S. Res. 294, National Airborne Day, S5256 [31JY]