(a) Administrative Hearings.— The Secretary of Transportation shall provide an opportunity for a hearing on the record to—
(1)an applicant under this chapter, for a decision of the Secretary under section
50906 of this title to issue or transfer a license with terms or deny the issuance or transfer of a license;
(2)an owner or operator of a payload under this chapter, for a decision of the Secretary under section
50904(c) of this title to prevent the launch or reentry of the payload; and
(3)a licensee under this chapter, for a decision of the Secretary under—
50908(b) or (c) of this title to modify, suspend, or revoke a license; or
50909(a) of this title to prohibit, suspend, or end a launch or operation of a launch site or reentry site, or reentry of a reentry vehicle, licensed by the Secretary.
(b) Judicial Review.— A final action of the Secretary under this chapter is subject to judicial review as provided in chapter
7 of title
In subsection (a), before clause (1), the words “The Secretary of Transportation shall provide an opportunity for a hearing on the record to” are substituted for “shall be entitled to a determination on the record after an opportunity for a hearing” for consistency in the revised title. The words “in accordance with section
554 of title
5” are omitted for consistency and because 5:554 applies to a hearing on the record unless otherwise stated. In clause (1), the words “and a proposed transferee of a license” are omitted as being included in “applicant”.
In subsection (b), the words “to issue, transfer, deny the issuance or transfer of, suspend, revoke, or modify a license or to terminate, prohibit, or suspend any launch or operation of a launch site licensed by the Secretary or to prevent the launch of a payload” are omitted as surplus.
2010—Pub. L. 111–314, § 4(d)(2), (3)(L), successively renumbered section
70110 of title
49 and section
70110 of this title as this section.
1998—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 105–303, § 102(a)(10)(A), inserted “or reentry” after “prevent the launch”.
Subsec. (a)(3)(B). Pub. L. 105–303, § 102(a)(10)(B), inserted “or reentry site, or reentry of a reentry vehicle,” after “operation of a launch site”
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