H. R. 2955
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 23, 2019
Mr. Palmer (for himself, Mr. Biggs, Mr. Loudermilk, Mr. Flores, Mr. Posey, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Babin, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Stewart, Mr. Rouzer, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Johnson of South Dakota, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Baird, Mr. Hice of Georgia, Mr. Buck, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Meadows, Mr. Walker, Mr. Gaetz, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Dunn, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Mitchell, Mr. David P. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Norman, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Allen, Mr. Crawford, Mr. Wright, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Budd, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Walberg, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Davidson of Ohio, Mr. Riggleman, Mr. Cloud, Mr. John W. Rose of Tennessee, and Mr. Bergman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
To prevent the issuance of grants to entities that impose an unreasonable condition on or unjust discrimination against an air carrier operating pursuant to a contract with a Government agency, including United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Prohibiting Local Airports from Neglecting Enforcement Act or the
Issuance of grants
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if the Secretary of Transportation determines that the sponsor of a public-use airport has violated a covered grant assurance, the Secretary may not issue a grant under chapter 471 of title 49, United States Code, to such sponsor for any fiscal year in which the violation of the covered grant assurance occurs.
In this section, the following definitions apply:
Covered grant assurance
covered grant assurance means a grant assurance made under—
section 47107(a)(1) of title 49, United States Code, if the violation is related to an unreasonable condition imposed on or unjust discrimination against an air carrier operating pursuant to a contract with a Government agency, including United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement; and
section 47107(a)(11) of title 49, United States Code.
public-use airport have the meanings given such terms in section 47102 of title 49, United States Code.