H. R. 5910
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 28, 2010
Mrs. Lowey introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue rules that designate no-fly zones in the vicinity of certain nuclear power plants, and for other purposes.
Designation of no-fly zones in the vicinity of certain nuclear power plants
Title II of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Designation of no-fly zones
The Secretary may issue rules that designate a no-fly zone in the vicinity of any covered nuclear power plant and prohibiting the operation of aircraft in such zone.
Covered nuclear power plant
In this section the term covered nuclear power plant means a nuclear power plant within 50 miles of which there reside more than 15 million individuals, as determined by the most recent census of the United States.
The table of contents in section 1(b) of such Act is amended by adding at the end of the items relating to title II the following:
Subtitle E—Miscellaneous provisions
Sec. 241. Designation of no-fly zones.