Congress is in the process of updating FAA’s goals and authority, which includes regulations on model aircraft. To accomplish this task, the Senate and House must separately draft and pass their version of FAA’s reauthorization bill. The two bills then go to a conference committee to resolve any differences. After modifications are made, the conference committee submits the final bill to a full Congressional vote which if passed is sent to the President to be signed into law.
While the Senate has passed their version of the FAA reauthorization bill, the House has not yet voted on their bill. Until then the legislative process is at a stand-still.
We explain more in the video below and will continue to keep you updated as things progress.
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