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H.R. 6007 (114th): To amend title 49, United States Code, to include consideration of certain impacts on commercial space launch and reentry activities in a navigable airspace analysis, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 18, 2016 (Passed Congress).


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One Hundred Fourteenth Congress of the United States of America

At the Second Session

H. R. 6007

AN ACT

To amend title 49, United States Code, to include consideration of certain impacts on commercial space launch and reentry activities in a navigable airspace analysis, and for other purposes.

1.

Navigable airspace analysis for commercial space launch site runways

(a)

In general

Section 44718(b)(1) of title 49, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by striking air navigation facilities and equipment and inserting air or space navigation facilities and equipment;

(2)

in subparagraph (D), by striking ; and and inserting a semicolon;

(3)

in subparagraph (E), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(4)

by adding at the end the following:

(F)

the impact on launch and reentry for launch and reentry vehicles arriving or departing from a launch site or reentry site licensed by the Secretary.

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(b)

Rulemaking

Not later than 18 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall initiate a rulemaking to implement the amendments made by subsection (a).

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.