[Laws in effect as of January 16, 1996]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 16, 1996 and August 28, 1996]
[CITE: 49USC47523]

                        TITLE 49--TRANSPORTATION



                           CHAPTER 475--NOISE


Sec. 47523. National aviation noise policy

    (a) General Requirements.--Not later than July 1, 1991, the 

Secretary of Transportation shall establish by regulation a national 

aviation noise policy that considers this subchapter, including the 

phaseout and nonaddition of stage 2 aircraft as provided in this 

subchapter and dates for carrying out that policy and reporting 

requirements consistent with this subchapter and law existing as of 

November 5, 1990.

    (b) Detailed Economic Analysis.--The policy shall be based on a 

detailed economic analysis of the impact of the phaseout date for stage 

2 aircraft on competition in the airline industry, including--

        (1) the ability of air carriers to achieve capacity growth 

    consistent with the projected rate of growth for the airline 


        (2) the impact of competition in the airline and air cargo 


        (3) the impact on nonhub and small community air service; and

        (4) the impact on new entry into the airline industry.

(Pub. L. 103-272, Sec. 1(e), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1288.)

                                          Historical and Revision Notes                                         


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


47523.................................  49 App.:2152.                    Nov. 5, 1990, Pub. L. 101-508, Sec.    

                                                                          9303, 104 Stat. 1388-378.             


    In this section, the text of 49 App.:2152(c) is omitted as executed.

    In subsection (a), the words ``(hereinafter in this chapter referred 

to as the `Secretary')'' are omitted because of the restatement. The 

words ``this subchapter'' (the first time they appear) are substituted 

for ``the findings, determinations, and provisions of this chapter'' to 

eliminate unnecessary words.

    Subsection (b) is tabulated for clarity.

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in section 47524 of this title.

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