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Congressional Advocacy

ARSA keeps elected officials informed about the aviation maintenance industry’s policy concerns. Below are examples of ARSA’s congressional advocacy, including committee testimony and correspondence.

July 18, 2012: Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, & Security hearing, “The Global Competitiveness of the U.S. Aviation Industry: Addressing Competition Issues to Maintain U.S. leadership in the Aerospace Market.”

April 25, 2012: House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Aviation Subcommittee hearing, “A Review of Aviation Safety in the United States.”

March 30, 2011: The House Small Business Committee hearing, “Reducing Federal Agency Overreach: Modernizing the Regulatory Flexibility Act.”

March 18, 2010: International Trade Commission hearing, “Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: U.S. and E.U. Export Activities, And Barriers and Opportunities Experienced by U.S. Firms.”

November 18, 2009: House Committee on Homeland Security hearing, “Is the Flying Public Protected? An Assessment of Security at Foreign Repair Stations.”

February 11, 2009: House Aviation Subcommittee hearing, “FAA Reauthorization.”

July 24, 2008: House Aviation Subcommittee hearing, “Aviation Security: An Update.”

April 10, 2008: Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Oversight of Aviation Safety

April 3, 2008: House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on Oversight of Aviation Safety

November 15, 2007: House Small Business Committee hearing, “Reducing the Regulatory Burden on Small Business: Improving the Regulatory Flexibility Act.”

October 26, 2007: Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing, “On oversight of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).”

June 20, 2007: Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, & Security hearing, “Foreign Repair Stations: The Critical Need for their Existence and the Global Nature of the Aviation Maintenance Industry.”

March 29, 2007: House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation hearing, “Contract Maintenance: The Critical Role of Repair Station in the Safety and Strength of the U.S. Aviation Industry.”

September 20, 2006: House Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Aviation, hearing on Oversight of Aviation Safety

November 17, 2005: Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on drug and alcohol regulations in aviation.

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