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SA 4598. Mr. ALEXANDER submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill H.R. 2881, to amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal years 2008 through 2011, to improve aviation safety and capacity, to provide stable funding for the national aviation system, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the end of title VII, add the following:
SEC. 7__. OVERFLIGHTS OF NATIONAL PARKS.
Section 40128(b) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
``(7) LIMITATION ON COMMERCIAL AIR TOUR OPERATIONS.--Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, beginning on the date that is 2 years after the date of enactment of this paragraph, no commercial air tour operations may be conducted over a national park unless an air tour management plan has been established for the national park in accordance with this subsection.''.


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Apr 30, 2008.)