HR 6168 Aviation-Impacted Communities Act (2020 version)

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116TH CONGRESS
1ST SESSION H. R. ll
To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow additional funds to be
provided under the airport improvement program for certain noise mitigation
projects, and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Mr. SMITH of Washington introduced the following bill; which was referred to
the Committee on llllllllllllll
A BILL
To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow additional
funds to be provided under the airport improvement program
for certain noise mitigation projects, and for other
purposes.
1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa2
tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
3 SECTION 1. NOISE MITIGATION PROJECTS.
4 (a) GOVERNMENT SHARE.—Section 47109 of title
5 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end
6 the following:
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1 ‘‘(g) SPECIAL RULE FOR NOISE MITIGATION
2 PROJECTS.—With respect to a project to carry out noise
3 mitigation that is granted a waiver under section
4 47110(j), the allowable project cost for such project shall
5 be calculated without consideration of any costs that were
6 previously paid by the Government.’’.
7 (b) NOISE MITIGATION PROJECTS.—Section 47110
8 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at
9 the end the following:
10 ‘‘(j) SPECIAL RULE FOR NOISE MITIGATION
11 PROJECTS.—The Secretary shall waive the requirement of
12 subsection (b)(4) for a project to carry out noise mitiga13
tion for a building or other structure that has previously
14 received Federal assistance under this subchapter for
15 noise mitigation if the Secretary determines that the addi16
tional assistance is justified due to—
17 ‘‘(1) the deterioration of sound insulation or
18 other noise mitigation materials, including the deg19
radation such installation or materials due to sur20
passing the lifetime of the product; or
21 ‘‘(2) an increase in interior noise since the ini22
tial installation of noise mitigation materials.’’.
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116TH CONGRESS
1ST SESSION H. R. ll
To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow additional funds to be
provided under the airport improvement program for certain noise mitigation
projects, and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Mr. SMITH of Washington introduced the following bill; which was referred to
the Committee on llllllllllllll
A BILL
To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow additional
funds to be provided under the airport improvement program
for certain noise mitigation projects, and for other
purposes.
1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa2
tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
3 SECTION 1. NOISE MITIGATION PROJECTS.
4 (a) GOVERNMENT SHARE.—Section 47109 of title
5 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end
6 the following:
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December 3, 2019 (3:22 p.m.)
G:\M\16\SMITWA\SMITWA_020.XML
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2
1 ‘‘(g) SPECIAL RULE FOR NOISE MITIGATION
2 PROJECTS.—With respect to a project to carry out noise
3 mitigation that is granted a waiver under section
4 47110(j), the allowable project cost for such project shall
5 be calculated without consideration of any costs that were
6 previously paid by the Government.’’.
7 (b) NOISE MITIGATION PROJECTS.—Section 47110
8 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at
9 the end the following:
10 ‘‘(j) SPECIAL RULE FOR NOISE MITIGATION
11 PROJECTS.—The Secretary shall waive the requirement of
12 subsection (b)(4) for a project to carry out noise mitiga13
tion for a building or other structure that has previously
14 received Federal assistance under this subchapter for
15 noise mitigation if the Secretary determines that the addi16
tional assistance is justified due to—
17 ‘‘(1) the deterioration of sound insulation or
18 other noise mitigation materials, including the deg19
radation such installation or materials due to sur20
passing the lifetime of the product; or
21 ‘‘(2) an increase in interior noise since the ini22
tial installation of noise mitigation materials.’’.
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