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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1826

PUBLIC LAW 98-466—OCT. 11, 1984

lars and airworthiness directive regulations to correct any deficiencies disclosed; (8) the adequacy of current preflight and inflight health and safety instructions for air travelers that relate to airline cabin air quality, including but not limited to, life safety procedures during inflight fire, smoke, and toxic fume emergencies; and (9) a comparison of foreign industry practices, regulations, and standards. (c) In conducting the study, special care shall be taken to assure " ' that all existing studies, recommendations, data, and state of the art technology relevant to the health and safety aspects of airline cabin air quality are considered. (d) In conducting the study, the National Academy of Sciences shall consult with and solicit the views of academic experts, representatives of airline labor, the aviation industry and independent experts and organizations. (e) The study shall include such recommendations for legislative, regulatory, and industry changes as the National Academy of Sciences determines to be advisable for promotion of health and safety in relation to airline cabin air quality. 49 USC app. 1303 SEC. 2. The Secretary of Transportation shall submit a copy of the ^°^study, as it was prepared by the National Academy of Sciences, to the Congress within eighteen months after the date of enactment of this Act. At such time the Secretary shall also set forth such comments on the matters covered by the study and such recommendations for legislative, regulatory, and industry changes as the Secretary determines to be necessary. Appropriation SEC. 3. There is authorized to be appropriated not to exceed ^oScn^^^'^^bnQ $500,000 for the fiscal year commencing October 1, 1984, to carry out 49 ubcapp. i6i)6 ^j^^ ^^^^^ authorized by this Act. Such funds shall remain available for obligation until expended. Approved October 11, 1984.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 197: SENATE REPORT No. 98-468 (Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 130 (1984): June 15, considered and passed Senate. Oct. 1, considered and passed House.