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Text of the Airport Environmental and Community Fairness Act

This bill was introduced on February 11, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 11, 1998 (Introduced).

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HR 3179 IH

105th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3179

To require that an environmental impact statement be prepared evaluating the impact of slot exemptions for operation of new air service at LaGuardia Airport.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 11, 1998

Mr. MANTON (for himself, Mr. SCHUMER, Mrs. MALONEY of New York, Mrs. LOWEY, Mr. ACKERMAN, and Ms. VELAZQUEZ) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To require that an environmental impact statement be prepared evaluating the impact of slot exemptions for operation of new air service at LaGuardia Airport.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Airport Environmental and Community Fairness Act’.

SEC. 2. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT REQUIRED.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Granting of any additional slot for operation of air service at LaGuardia Airport in New York shall be considered to be a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment for purposes of section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)).

    (b) SLOTS REVOKED- Order 97-10-17 of the Secretary of Transportation entitled ‘Order granting and denying applications for slot exemptions at New York’s LaGuardia Airport’ is invalid and shall have no force or effect.