H.R. 4117 (105th): Airport Environmental and Community Fairness Act

105th Congress, 1997–1998. Text as of Jun 23, 1998 (Introduced).

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HR 4117 IH

105th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4117

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

June 23, 1998

Mr. MANTON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Resources, 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’ and order 98-4-22 of the Secretary entitled ‘Order granting and denying applications for slot exemptions at New York’s LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy Airports’ are invalid and shall have no force or effect.