S.853 - Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013

A bill to provide the Secretary of Transportation with the flexibility to transfer certain funds to prevent reduced operations and staffing of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Short: Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to provide the Secretary of Transportation with the flexibility to transfer certain funds to prevent reduced operations and staffing of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013 as passed senate.

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Susan Collins

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Official Summary

Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT), notwithstanding the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (P.L. 113-6), any other provision of law, or sequestration order, to transfer for FY2013 to any Federal Aviation Administra

Official Summary

Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013 - Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT), notwithstanding the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (P.L. 113-6), any other provision of law, or sequestration order, to transfer for FY2013 to any Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) appropriations account (such as the one for air traffic control operations) a certain amount from funds otherwise made available for discretionary grants-in-aid under the airport improvement program or any other FAA program. Makes any transferred amount available immediately for obligation and expenditure as directly appropriated budget authority. Prohibits any such transfer of funds unless the Secretary notifies Congress at least five days in advance.

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