Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 2.djvu/764

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104 STAT. 1388-356 PUBLIC LAW 101-508—NOV. 5, 1990 SEC. 9109. MILITARY AIRPORT PROGRAM. (a) DECLARATION OF POLICY.— Section 502(a) of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982 (49 U.S.C. App. 2201(a)) is further amended— (1) by striking "and" at the end of paragraph (12); (2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (13) and inserting "; and"; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(14) special emphasis should be placed on the conversion of appropriate former military air bases to civil use and on the identification and improvement of additional joint-use id.cilit^i6S 49 USC app. (b) SET-ASIDE. —Section 508(d) of such Act (49 U.S.C. App. 2204(d)) 2207. ia amended by striking paragraph (5) and inserting the following: "(5) MILITARY AIRPORT SET-ASIDE.— Not less than 1.5 percent of the funds made available under section 505 in each of fiscal years 1991 and 1992 shall be distributed during such fiscal year to sponsors of current or former military airports designated by the Secretary under subsection (f) for the purpose of developing current and former military airports to improve the capacity of the national air transportation system. "(6) REALLOCATION.— If the Secretary determines that he will not be able to distribute the amount of funds required to be distributed under paragraph (1), (2), (3), (4), or (5) of this subsection for any fiscal year because the number of qualified applications submitted in compliance with this title is insufficient to meet such amount, the portion of such amount the Secretary determines will not be distributed shall be available for obligation during such fiscal year for other airports and for other purposes authorized by section 505 of this title.", (c) DESIGNATION OF FORMER MILITARY AIRPORTS.— Section 508 of 49 USC app. such Act is further amended by adding at the end the following new 2207- subsection: "(f) DESIGNATION OF CURRENT OR FORMER MILITARY AIRPORTS. — " (1) DESIGNATION.— The Secretary shall designate not more than 8 current or former military airports for participation in the grant program established under subsection (d)(5) and this subsection. At least 2 such airports shall be designated within 6 months after the date of the enactment of this subsection and the remaining airports shall be designated for participation no later than September 30, 1992. "(2) SURVEY.—The Secretary shall conduct a survey of current and former military airports to identify which ones have the greatest potential to improve the capacity of the national air transportation system. The survey shall also identify the capital development needs of such airports in order to make them part of the national air transportation system and shall identify which capital development needs are eligible for grants under section 505. The survey shall be completed by September 30, 1991. "(3) LIMITATION.— In selecting airports for participation in the program established under subsection (d)(5) and this subsection and in conducting the survey under paragraph (2), the Secretary shall consider only those current or former military airports whose conversion in whole or in part to civilian commercial or reliever airport as part of the national air transportation