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Title of Law:Airport Security Improvement Act of 2000
Law #:Public Law 106-528
Passed by Congress:106th Congress (2nd Session)

The following are excerpts, highlighted in red, from the final legislation and/or conference report which contain National Academies' studies. (Pound signs [##] between passages denote the deletion of unrelated text.)

S2440 Hutchison (R-Texas) 10/25/00
Enrolled (finally passed both houses)

To amend title 49, United States Code, to improve airport security.
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SEC. 7. AIRPORT NOISE STUDY.

(a) IN GENERAL.-Section 745 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (49 U.S.C. 47501 note; 114 Stat. 178) is amended-

(1) in the section heading by striking "general accounting office";

(2) in subsection (a) by striking "Comptroller General of the United States shall" and inserting "Secretary shall enter into an agreement with the National Academy of Sciences to";

(3) in subsection (b)-

(A) by striking "Comptroller General" and inserting "National Academy of Sciences";

(B) by striking paragraph (1);

(C) by adding "and" at the end of paragraph (4);

(D) by striking "; and" at the end of paragraph (5) and inserting a period;

(E) by striking paragraph (6); and

(F) by redesignating paragraphs (2), (3), (4), and (5) as paragraphs (1), (2), (3), and (4), respectively;

(4) by striking subsection (c) and inserting the following:

"(c) REPORT.-Not later than 18 months after the date of the agreement entered into under subsection (a), the National Academy of Sciences shall transmit to the Secretary a report on the results of the study. Upon receipt of the report, the Secretary shall transmit a copy of the report to the appropriate committees of Congress.

"(d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.-There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section.".

(b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.-The table of contents for such Act (114 Stat. 61 et seq.) is amended by striking the item relating to section 745 and inserting the following:

"Sec. 745. Airport noise study.".

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