H.R.4308 - Quiet Communities Act of 1996104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] (Introduced 09/28/1996)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/04/1996 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Hazardous Materials. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4308 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/28/1996)
Quiet Communities Act of 1996 - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to reestablish an Office of Noise Abatement and Control, which shall be responsible for coordinating Federal noise abatement activities, updating or developing noise standards, providing technical assistance to local communities, and promoting research and education.
Requires the Administrator, with funds provided for the Office, to conduct a study of airport noise and its physiological effects on surrounding communities in major metropolitan areas.