51 U.S. Code § 40114 - Aviation safety and security research

§ 40114.
Aviation safety and security research
The Aviation Safety and Security Research program shall pursue research and development activities that directly address the safety and security needs of the National Airspace System and the aircraft that fly in it. The program shall develop prevention, intervention, and mitigation technologies aimed at causal, contributory, or circumstantial factors of aviation accidents.
Not later than 1 year after December 30, 2005, the Administrator shall align the projects of the Aviation Safety and Security Research program so that they directly support the objectives of the Joint Planning and Development Office’s Next Generation Air Transportation System Integrated Plan.
(Pub. L. 111–314, § 3, Dec. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 3380.)

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


42 U.S.C. 16724.

Pub. L. 109–155, title IV, § 424, Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2926.

In subsection (b), the date “December 30, 2005” is substituted for “the date of enactment of this Act” to reflect the date of enactment of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–155, 119 Stat. 2895).


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