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Obama Signs FAA Reauthorization Bill

Law360, New York (July 18, 2016, 1:46 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration through September 2017, locking in funding for airport improvement and security programs and additional regulations for drones.

Hours before the FAA’s most recent extension was set to expire at midnight on Friday, Obama signed into law the FAA Extension, Safety and Security Act of 2016, a stopgap fix that locks in aviation security and funding programs for 14 months. It’s compromise legislation that transportation committee leaders reached earlier this month before swiftly passing the House...
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