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February 16, 2011, 7:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 59 proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Cochran.
February 16, 2011, 7:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 59 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 59. Mr. COCHRAN (for himself and Mr. Wicker) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 223, to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the end of subtitle A of title V, add the following:
SEC. 523. USE OF EXPLOSIVE PEST CONTROL DEVICES.
Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall submit to Congress a report that--
(1) describes the use throughout the United States of explosive pest control devices in mitigating bird strikes in flight operations;
(2) evaluates the utility, cost-effectiveness, and safety of using explosive pest control devices in wildlife management; and
(3) evaluates the potential impact on flight safety and operations if explosive pest control devices were made unavailable or more costly during subsequent calendar years.
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Feb 8, 2011.)