House lawmakers continue to move quickly to ensure that the FAA conducts a formal rulemaking if it plans to require sleep apnea testing and treatment for pilots and controllers. The full House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Dec. 4 approved a bill by voice vote calling for such a rulemaking. The bill, H.R.3578, was cleared by the committee less than two weeks after it was introduced by House aviation subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo (R-N.J.). That took place just ...

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