[Laws in effect as of January 16, 1996]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 16, 1996 and August 28, 1996]
[CITE: 16USC228g]

                         TITLE 16--CONSERVATION
Sec. 228g. Aircraft or helicopter regulation within enlarged 
        boundaries; procedure for promulgation of administrative rules 
        and regulations
    Whenever the Secretary has reason to believe that any aircraft or 
helicopter activity or operation may be occurring or about to occur 
within the Grand Canyon National Park, as enlarged by sections 228a to 
228j of this title, including the airspace below the rims of the canyon, 
which is likely to cause an injury to the health, welfare, or safety of 
visitors to the park or to cause a significant adverse effect on the 
natural quiet and experience of the park, the Secretary shall submit to 
the Federal Aviation Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency 
pursuant to the Noise Control Act of 1972 [42 U.S.C. 4901 et seq.], or 
any other responsible agency or agencies such complaints, information, 
or recommendations for rules and regulations or other actions as he 
believes appropriate to protect the public health, welfare, and safety 
or the national environment within the park. After reviewing the 
submission of the Secretary, the responsible agency shall consider the 
matter, and after consultation with the Secretary, shall take 
appropriate action to protect the park and visitors.

(Pub. L. 93-620, Sec. 8, Jan. 3, 1975, 88 Stat. 2091.)

                       References in Text

    The Noise Control Act of 1972, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 92-
574, Oct. 27, 1972, 86 Stat. 1234, as amended, which is classified 
generally to chapter 65 (Sec. 4901 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public 
Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, 
see Short Title note set out under section 4901 of Title 42 and Tables.

                          Transfer of Functions

    ``Federal Aviation Administration'' substituted in text for 
``Federal Aviation Agency'' pursuant to Pub. L. 89-670, Oct. 15, 1966, 
80 Stat. 931, which transferred functions, powers, and duties of Federal 
Aviation Agency and of Administrator and other offices and officers 
thereof to Secretary of Transportation and established Federal Aviation 
Administration in Department of Transportation. See section 106 of Title 
49, Transportation.

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in sections 227, 228a to 228f, 228h, 
228i, 228j of this title.

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