Safety

On the day President Obama’s 2013 budget proposal was released and as Congress prepares to debate two competing surface transportation authorization bills this week, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood used a conference call budget briefing to both highlight the President’s own authorization proposal and to restate the administration’s preference between House and Senate authorization proposals.

This Act regulates building near public-use airports. The Act requires owners of proposed structures within a three-mile area surrounding a public-use airport to get special permits from the state aeronautics commission before building such structures.