Summary: H.R.5465 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/27/1992)

Amends the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (the Act) to authorize Federal departments and agencies to procure from the Secretary of Transportation insurance to cover risks (especially war risks) from: (1) the operation of an aircraft in domestic (intrastate and interstate) or overseas air commerce; and (2) the provision of goods or services related to the operation of such aircraft (ground support) if it is in the performance of a contract for such department or agency or is for the purpose of transporting U.S. military forces pursuant to an agreement between the United States and a foreign government.

Extends the aviation insurance (war risk insurance) program under title XIII of the Act through September 30, 1997.

Directs the Comptroller General to review and report to the Congress on the administration of such program during the Persian Gulf conflict in order to determine methods of improving its administration by reducing the paperwork and time period required for provision of insurance under such program.