S 1405

Title: Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017
Author: Sen. John Thune (REP-SD)

...The bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to operate a drone that knowingly or recklessly interferes with or disrupts the operation of an aircraft carrying one or more occupants in U.S. airspace.</p> <p>DOT shall establish a Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee.</p> <p>The FAA shall take specified actions to improve airline passenger safety.</p> <p><i>Commercial Balloon Pilot Safety Act of 2017</i></p> <p>The bill directs the FAA to revise federal regulations to apply medical certificate of physical fitness requirements that are applicable to pilot flight crewmembers to operators of air balloons. </p> <p><i>Fairness for Pilots Act</i></p> <p>The bill amends the Pilot's Bill of Rights to revise the authorization for appeal to a federal court by a ...

Introduced in Senate 06/22/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 06/22/2017
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. 06/29/2017

Bill Text
07/08/2017 - S 1405 (Introduced+in+Senate)
06/22/2017 - S 1405 (Introduced+in+Senate)
06/22/2017 - S 1405 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. John Thune (R-SD)
    () - U.S. Senate

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