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Public Law
: FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016
: 114-190
Session: 114th Congress (Second Session)

 

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HR636 Tiberi (R-Ohio) 07/13/16
Enrolled (finally passed both houses)
To amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
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TITLE II—AVIATION SAFETY CRITICAL REFORMS


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Subtitle B—UAS Safety


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SEC. 2213. PROBABILISTIC METRICS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT STUDY.

(a) Study.—Not later than 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall enter into an arrangement with the National Academies to study the potential use of probabilistic assessments of risks by the Administration to streamline the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the national airspace system, including any research and development necessary.

(b) Completion Date.—Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall provide the results of the study to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate.


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