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PUBLIC LAW 102-581—OCT. 31, 1992 106 STAT. 4889 (1) determine the costs, feasibility, and economic viability of developing a civil tiltrotor aircraft and establishing the necessary infrastructure to incorporate such aircraft and oUier advanced vertical takeoff and landing aircraft into the nationcd transportation system; (2) determine the benefits to the national economy and transportation system, including the potential for improved linkages and connections with other modes of transportation, of incorporating civil tiltrotor aircraft and other advanced vertical takeoff and landing aircraft into the national transportation system; (3) determine further aeronautical research and development requirements needed to incorporate civil tiltrotor aircraft and other advanced vertical takeoff and landing aircraft into the national transportation system; (4) determine changes to regulatory standards governing use of the airspace which would be required to incorporate civil tiltrotor aircraft and other advanced vertical takeoff and landing aircraft into the national transportation system; and (5) recommend which of the costs of developing civil tiltrotor aircraft and establishing the infrastructure necessary to siipport civil tiltrotor aircraft and other advanced vertical takeoff and landing aircraft should be paid by the Federal Government and which of such costs should be paid by private industry. (d) REPORT.—Not later than the 365th day following the date of the first meeting of the Advisory Committee, the Advisory Committee shall transmit to Congress a report containing its determinations and recommendations under subsection (c). (e) TERMINATION.—The Advisory Committee shall terminate on the 30th day following the date of submission of its report under subsection (d). SEC. 136. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS. (a) EXEMPTION RELATED TO CERTAIN AGREEMENTS. —Section 9304(a)(2)(D) of the Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990 (49 U.S.C. App. 2153(a)(2)(D)) is amended by striking all after "changes" and insetting the following: ", unless an agreement relating to noise reductions at such airport is entered into between the airport proprietor and an airlme or airlines constituting a majority of the airline use of such airport, in which case the exception to subsections (b) and (d) provided by this sentence shall apply only to local actions to enforce such agreement.". (b) AIRCRAFT CONTRACTS. —Section 9309 of the Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990 (49 U.S.C. App. 2158) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)(2) by striking "written contract executed" and inserting "legally oinding contract entered into"; and (2) in subsection (c)(2) by striking "air". TITLE n—FEDERAL AVIATION ACT AMENDMENTS SEC. 201. PROCUREMENT REFORM. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 303 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. App. 1344) is amended by adding at the end the following new suDsections: