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(g) STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION.
(1) AUTHORITY OF ADMINISTRATOR.—Nothing in this section may be construed as affecting the authority of the Administrator under any other provision of law.
(2) CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS.-Nothing in this section may be construed to waive, with respect to an aircraft sold under the authority of this section, any requirement to obtain a certificate from the Administrator to operate the aircraft for any purpose (other than oil spill spotting, observation, and dispersant delivery) for which such a certificate is required.
(h) PROCEEDS FROM SALE.-The net proceeds of any amounts received by the Secretary of Defense from the sale of aircraft and aircraft parts under this section shall be covered into the general fund of the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts.
(i) EXPIRATION OF AUTHORITY.—The authority to sell aircraft and aircraft parts under this section expires on September 30, 2006.
TITLE VIII-NATIONAL PARKS AIR
SEC. 801. SHORT TITLE.
This title may be cited as the "National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000”.
SEC. 806. PROHIBITION OF COMMERCIAL AIR TOUR OPERATIONS
OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK. Effective beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, no commercial air tour operation may be conducted in the airspace over the Rocky Mountain National Park notwithstanding any other provision of this Act or section 40126 of title 49, United States Code.
SEC. 808. METHODOLOGIES USED TO ASSESS AIR TOUR NOISE.
Any methodology adopted by a Federal agency to assess air tour noise in any unit of the national park system (including the Grand Canyon and Alaska) shall be based on reasonable scientific methods.
SELECTED PROVISIONS OF THE FEDERAL AVLATION
REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 1996
Public Law 104–264; 110 Stat. 3213
AN ACT To amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize programs of the
Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) SHORT TITLE.-This Act may be cited as the "Federal Aviation Reauthorization Act of 1996”.
SEC. 307. [49 U.S.C. 44901 note) PASSENGER PROFILING.
The Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, the Secretary of Transportation, the intelligence community, and the law enforcement community should continue to assist air carriers in developing computer-assisted passenger profiling programs and other appropriate passenger profiling programs which should be used in conjunction with other security measures and technologies. SEC. 308. (49 U.S.C. 44901 note] AUTHORITY TO USE CERTAIN FUNDS
FOR AIRPORT SECURITY PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES. (a) IN GENERAL.-Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds referred to in subsection (b) may be used for the improvement of facilities and the purchase and deployment of equipment to enhance and ensure the safety and security of passengers and other persons involved in air travel.
(b) COVERED FUNDS.—The following funds may be used under subsection (a):
(1) Project grants made under subchapter I of chapter 471 of title 49, United States Code.
(2) Passenger facility fees collected under section 40117 of title 49, United States Code. SEC. 309. (49 U.S.C. 44931 note) DEVELOPMENT OF AVIATION SECURITY
LIAISON AGREEMENT. The Secretary of Transportation and the Attorney General, acting through the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, shall enter into an interagency agreement providing for the establishment of an aviation security liaison at existing appropriate Federal agencies' field offices in or near cities served by a designated highrisk airport.
SEC. 310. (49 U.S.C. 44904 note) REGULAR JOINT THREAT ASSESS
MENTS. The Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation shall carry out joint threat and vulnerability assessments on security every 3 years, or more frequently, as necessary, at each airport determined to be high risk.
SEC. 1203. [49 U.S.C. 47101 note] AUTHORITY TO CLOSE AIRPORT
LOCATED NEAR CLOSED OR REALIGNED MILITARY BASE. Notwithstanding any other provision of a law, rule, or grant assurance, an airport that is not a commercial service airport may be closed by its sponsor without any obligation to repay grants made under chapter 471 of title 49, United States Code, the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, or any other law if the airport is located within 2 miles of a United States Army depot which has been closed or realigned, except that in the case of disposal of the land associated with the airport, the part of the proceeds from the disposal that is proportional to the Government's share of the cost of acquiring the land shall be paid to the Secretary of Transportation for deposit in the Airport and Airway Trust Fund established under section 9502 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 9502).
SEC. 1205. REGULATIONS AFFECTING INTRASTATE AVIATION IN
ALASKA. In modifying regulations contained in title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, in a manner affecting intrastate aviation in Alaska, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall consider the extent to which Alaska is not served by transportation modes other than aviation, and shall establish such regulatory distinctions as the Administrator considers appropriate.
SEC. 1214. CARRIAGE OF CANDIDATES IN STATE AND LOCAL
ELECTIONS. The Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall revise section 91.321 of the Administration's regulations (14 C.F.R. 91.321), relating to the carriage of candidates in Federal elections, to make the same or similar rules applicable to the carriage of candidates for election to public office in State and local government elections.
SEC. 1221. HAWAII CARGO.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and for a period that shall not extend beyond September 30, 1998, an air carrier which commenced all-cargo turnaround service during November