[Laws in effect as of January 16, 1996]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 16, 1996 and August 28, 1996]
[CITE: 49USC47505]

                        TITLE 49--TRANSPORTATION



                           CHAPTER 475--NOISE

                      SUBCHAPTER I--NOISE ABATEMENT

Sec. 47505. Airport noise compatibility planning grants

    (a) General Authority.--The Secretary of Transportation may make a 

grant to a sponsor of an airport to develop, for planning purposes, 

information necessary to prepare and submit--

        (1) a noise exposure map and related information under section 

    47503 of this title, including the cost of obtaining the 

    information; or

        (2) a noise compatibility program under section 47504 of this 


    (b) Availability of Amounts and Government's Share of Costs.--A 

grant under subsection (a) of this section may be made from amounts 

available under section 48103 of this title. The United States 

Government's share of the grant is the percent for which a project for 

airport development at an airport would be eligible under section 

47109(a) and (b) of this title.

(Pub. L. 103-272, Sec. 1(e), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1286.)

                                          Historical and Revision Notes                                         


            Revised Section                    Source (U.S. Code)               Source (Statutes at Large)      


47505.................................  49 App.:2103(b).                 Feb. 18, 1980, Pub. L. 96-193, Sec.    

                                                                          103(b), 94 Stat. 51; restated Sept. 3,

                                                                          1982, Pub. L. 97-248, Sec.  524(b)(3),

                                                                          96 Stat. 696.                         


    In subsection (a), before clause (1), the words ``incur obligations 

to'' are omitted as surplus.

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in sections 40117, 47117, 48103 of this 


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