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PUBLIC LAW 104-264—OCT. 9, 1996 110 STAT. 3281 SEC. 1204. GADSDEN AIR DEPOT, ALABAMA. (a) AUTHORITY TO GRANT WAIVERS.— Notwithstanding section 16 of the Federal Airport Act (as in effect on May 4, 1949), the Secretary is authorized, subject to the provisions of section 47153 of title 49, United States Code, and the provisions of subsection (b) of this section, to waive any of the terms contained in the deed of conveyance dated May 4, 1949, under which the United States conveyed certain property to the city of Gadsden, Alabama, for airport purposes. (b) CONDITIONS. —Any waiver granted under subsection (a) shall be subject to the following conditions: (1) The city of Gadsden, Alabsmia, shall agree that, in conveying any interest in the property which the United States conveyed to the city by a deed described in subsection (a), the city will receive an amount for such interest which is equal to the fair msirket value of such interest (as determined pursuant to regulations issued by the Secretary). (2) Any such amount so received by the city shall be used by the city for the development, improvement, operation, or maintenance of a public airport, lands (including any improvements thereto) which produce revenues that are used for airport development purposes, or both. SEC. 1205. REGULATIONS AFFECTING INTRASTATE AVIATION IN ALASKA. In modifying regulations contsdned in title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, in a manner affecting intrastate aviation in Alaska, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall consider the extent to which Alaska is not served by transportation modes other than aviation, and shall establish such regulatory distinctions as the Administrator considers appropriate. SEC. 1206. WESTCHESTER COUNTY AIRPORT, NEW YORK. Notwithstanding sections 47107(b) and 47133 of title 49, United States Code, and any other law, regulation, or grant assurance, all fees received by Westchester County Airport in the State of New York may be paid into the treasury of Westchester County pursuant to section 119.31 of the Westchester Coimty Charter if the Secretary finds that the expenditures from such treasury for the capital and operating costs of the Airport after December 31, 1990, have been and will be equal to or greater than the fees that such treasury receives from the Airport. SEC. 1207. BEDFORD AIRPORT, PENNSYLVANIA. If the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration decommissions an instrument landing system in Pennsylvania, the Administrator may transfer and install the system at Bedford Airport, Pennsylvania. SEC. 1208. WORCESTER MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, MASSACHUSETTS. The Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall take such actions as may be necessary to improve the safety of aircraft landing at Worcester Municipal Airport, Massachusetts, including, if appropriate, providing air traffic radar service to such airport from the Providence Approach Radar Control in Coventry, Rhode Island.