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house Bill H.R. 1765

Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013

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  • EnactedMay 1st, 2013
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house Passed April 26th, 2013
    Roll Call Vote 361 Yea / 41 Nay
      house Committees
      Committee on Appropriations
      Committee on the Budget
      Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
    IntroducedApril 26th, 2013

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Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013

Official Title

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.


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 accounts (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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