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S.1451 FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 29, 2009 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 168.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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  • 97% of users support S.1451

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • Appropriates funds for the FAA through September 2011, and would accelerate deployment of a GPS-based replacement for the current air traffic system.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: Appropriates funds for the FAA through September 2011, and would accelerate deployment of a GPS-based replacement for the current air traffic system.

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    • S.1451: Billfish Conservation Act of 2011 - U.S. ... - OpenCongress - July 28, 2011 by opencongress.org - Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.1451 Billfish Conservation Act of 2011. ... Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the

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      As noted by opencongress.org on July 28, 2011, "Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.1451 Billfish Conservation Act of 2011. ... Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s1451/show)
    • Concerns with FAA's NPRM on Flight Time/Duty Time - David's posterous - November 28, 2010 by David's posterous - In addition, the Senate is currently considering the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act (S.1451), introduced by Senator John D. Rockefeller (D-West Virginia). This bill would create a study of the effects of ...

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      As noted by David's posterous on November 28, 2010, "In addition, the Senate is currently considering the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act (S.1451), introduced by Senator John D. Rockefeller (D-West Virginia). This bill would create a study of the effects of ..." (http://davidversluis.posterous.com/concerns-with-faas-nprm-on-flight-timeduty-ti)
    • PodOmatic | Best Free Podcasts - November 18, 2010 by The Surreal News Show Archives - We're closer to achieving our legislative goals than ever before: with the unanimous approval in July, 2009 by the Senate Commerce Committee of the bipartisan Boxer-Snowe Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights as part of S. 1451, ...

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      As noted by The Surreal News Show Archives on November 18, 2010, "We're closer to achieving our legislative goals than ever before: with the unanimous approval in July, 2009 by the Senate Commerce Committee of the bipartisan Boxer-Snowe Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights as part of S. 1451, ..." (http://steve.podomatic.com/entry/2010-11-19T13_08_14-08_00)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • GENERAL MUSIC INDUSTRY: Should Musicians Be Allowed to Carry Their Instruments on Planes? - August 25, 2010 by All About Jazz - ...travel and earn a living. Thus AFM fought for language to be included in the Senate version of the FAA Reauthorization Bill (S.1451) that will streamline the airlines' carry-on policies regarding musical instruments. If this bill passes musicians will b

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      As noted by All About Jazz on August 25, 2010, "...travel and earn a living. Thus AFM fought for language to be included in the Senate version of the FAA Reauthorization Bill (S.1451) that will streamline the airlines' carry-on policies regarding musical instruments. If this bill passes musicians will b" (http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=63933)
    • How Many Hours Are Enough? - July 09, 2010 by Aviation Week - ...the House and Senate rushed to enact legislation (H.R. 3371, the Airline Safety and Pilot Training Improvement Act of 2009, and S.1451, the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act), both mandating tougher training standards. Diff

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      As noted by Aviation Week on July 09, 2010, "...the House and Senate rushed to enact legislation (H.R. 3371, the Airline Safety and Pilot Training Improvement Act of 2009, and S.1451, the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act), both mandating tougher training standards. Diff" (http://www.aviationweek.com/avnow/news/channel_bca_story.jsp?id=news/bca0710p3.xml&source=rss)
    • No User Fees In Senate Panel FAA Bill - July 26, 2009 by Aviation Week - ...aviation gasoline taxes. The House bill also eschews user fees, and instead calls for hikes in the jet fuel and avgas taxes. S.1451 includes several other provisions that could affect business aviation. It requires FAA to establish and implement a safet

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      As noted by Aviation Week on July 26, 2009, "...aviation gasoline taxes. The House bill also eschews user fees, and instead calls for hikes in the jet fuel and avgas taxes. S.1451 includes several other provisions that could affect business aviation. It requires FAA to establish and implement a safet" (http://www.aviationweek.com/avnow/news/channel_businessweekly_story.jsp?id=news/SENATE07279.xml&source=rss)
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