Highway-Bill Drafting Could Be Complete in May, Mica Says

Circulating a draft this month is competing for House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee attention with FAA reauthorization

Congressional staff on the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee is making progress drafting legislative language of what could become the panel’s six-year surface transportation bill, said Chairman John Mica, R-Fla. That sets up a schedule under which the committee could complete behind-the-scenes work later this month, and pass a bill around the end of May or in early June.

But Mica also said he is pushing to get a final bill reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration through Congress before its programs expire the end of May.

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