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H.R. 5944 (114th): To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to certain grant assurances, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 7, 2016 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5944

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 7, 2016

(for himself, Mr. Cramer, and Mr. Higgins) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to certain grant assurances, and for other purposes.

1.

Grant assurances

Section 47107 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(t)

Renewal of certain leases

(1)

In general

Notwithstanding subsection (a)(13), an airport owner or operator who renews a covered lease shall not be treated as violating a written assurance requirement under this section as a result of such renewal.

(2)

Covered lease defined

In this subsection, the term covered lease means a lease—

(A)

originally entered into before the date of enactment of this subsection;

(B)

under which a nominal lease rate is provided;

(C)

under which the lessee is a Federal or State government entity; and

(D)

that supports the operation of military aircraft by the Air Force or Air National Guard—

(i)

at the airport; or

(ii)

remotely from the airport.

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