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  • The house Passed February 11th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
      Aviation
    IntroducedNovember 21st, 2013

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Official Title

To establish requirements for the adoption of any new or revised requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of an airman or an air traffic controller for a sleep disorder, and for other purposes.

Summary

Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT), consistent with accepted medical standards and practices, to implement or enforce a requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of airmen or air traffic controllers for sleep disorders (including obstructive sleep apnea) only if: (1) it is adopted pursuant to a rulemaking proceeding in the case of an airman, and (2) the Federal Aviation Administration meets its collective bargaining obligations to its employees in the case of an air traffic controller. Applies this Act only to a requirement adopted on or after November 1, 2013.

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