- EnactedNovember 27th, 2013The President signed this bill into law
- The senate Passed October 4th, 2013Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- senate Committees
- The house Passed July 16th, 2013Roll Call Vote 411 Yea / 0 Nay
Committee on Transportation and InfrastructureAviationIntroducedMay 7th, 2013
- house Committees
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Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013
To ensure that the Federal Aviation Administration advances the safety of small airplanes, and the continued development of the general aviation industry, and for other purposes.
Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013 - Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue a final rule to advance the safety and continued development of small airplanes by reorganizing the certification requirements to streamline the approval of safety advancements. Requires the final rule to meet certain consensus-based standards and FAA Part 23 Reorganization Aviation Rulemaking Committee objectives, including: (1) establishment of a regulatory regime for small airplane safety; (2) the establishment of broad, outcome-driven objectives that will spur small plane innovation and technology adoption; (3) the replacement of current, prescriptive requirements under Part 23 with performance-based regulations; and (4) the use of FAA-accepted consensus standards to clarify how Part 23 safety objectives may be met using specific small plane safety designs and technologies.