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Air Traffic Control Privatization

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster and Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo introduced the H.R. 2997, the "21st Century AIRR Act".This legislation privatizes the Air Traffic Control (ATC) functions of the FAA and allows a private corporate board, dominated by the major airlines, to run the system and charge the flying public for service.

On Tuesday, June 27th the AIRR Act passed out of the Committee, over bipartisan opposition.

Democratic Fact Sheet on H.R. 2997, The "21st Century AIRR Act"

Comprehensive Democratic Background on H.R. 2997, The "21st Century AIRR Act" as passed out of Committee (June 27, 2017)

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On Tuesday, June 27th, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a Full Committee Markup on H.R. 2997, the “21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act”

On Thursday, June 8th, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a Full Committee Hearing: “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Federal Aviation Administration Authorization" with Department of Transportation Secretary Chao.

On Wednesday, May 17th, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a Full Committee Hearing on "The Need to Reform FAA and Air Traffic Control to build a 21st Century Aviation System for America"