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114 STAT. 166 PUBLIC LAW 106-181—APR. 5, 2000 Deadline. 49 USC 40101 note. Deadline. "(2) DEFINITION.—In this paragraph, the term 'regularly scheduled charter air transportation' does not include operations for which the departure time, departure location, and arrival location are specifically negotiated with the customer or the customer's representative.". SEC. 724. CREDIT FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES PROVIDED. (a) STUDY.— The Administrator shall conduct a study of the appropriateness of allowing an airport that agrees to provide services to the Federal Emergency Management Agency or to a State or local agency in the event of an emergency a credit of the value of such services against the airport's local share under the airport improvement program. (b) NOTIFICATION. —The Administrator shall notify nonhub and general aviation airports that the Administrator is conducting the study under subsection (a) and give them an opportunity to explain how the credit described in subsection (a) would benefit such airports. (c) REPORT.— Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall transmit to Congress a report on the results of the study conducted under subsection (a). The report shall identify, at a minimum, the airports that would be affected by providing the credit described in subsection (a), explain what sort of emergencies could qualify for such credit, and explain how the costs would be quantified to determine the credit against the local share. SEC. 725. PASSENGER CABIN AIR QUALITY. (a) STUDY OF AIR QUALITY IN PASSENGER CABINS IN COMMER- CIAL AIRCRAFT. — (1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall arrange for and provide necessary data to the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a 12-month, independent study of air quality in passenger cabins of aircraft used in air transportation and foreign air transportation, including the collection of new data, in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration, to identify contaminants in the aircraft air and develop recommendations for means of reducing such contaminants. (2) ALTERNATIVE AIR SUPPLY. —The study should examine whether contaminants would be reduced by the replacement of engine and auxiliary power unit bleed air with an alternative supply of air for the aircraft passengers and crew. (3) SCOPE. —The study shall include an assessment and quantitative analysis of each of the following: (A) Contaminants of concern, as determined by the National Academy of Sciences. (B) The systems of air supply on aircraft, including the identification of means by which contaminants may enter such systems. (C) The toxicological and health effects of the contaminants of concern, their byproducts, and the products of their degradation. (D) Any contaminant used in the maintenance, operation, or treatment of aircraft, if a passenger or a member of the air crew may be directly exposed to the contaminant. (E) Actual measurements of the contaminants of concern in the air of passenger cabins during actual flights