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Public Law No: 114-248 (11/28/2016)

 
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Public Law 114-248
114th Congress

                                 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. <<NOTE: Nov. 28, 
                         2016 -  [H.R. 6007]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 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.''.

    (b) <<NOTE: Deadline. 49 USC 44718 note.>>  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).

    Approved November 28, 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 6007:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 162 (2016):
            Sept. 20, 21, considered and passed House.
            Nov. 16, considered and passed Senate.

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