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senate Bill S. 853

Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013

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  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The house has not voted
  • The senate Passed April 25th, 2013
    Passed by Voice Vote
    IntroducedApril 25th, 2013

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Title

Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013

Official Title

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.

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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