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§ 16.1 

Subpart E—Proposed Orders of 

Compliance 

16.109

Orders terminating eligibility for 

grants, cease and desist orders, and other 
compliance orders. 

Subpart F—Hearings 

16.201

Notice and order of hearing. 

16.202

Powers of a hearing officer. 

16.203

Appearances, parties, and rights of 

parties. 

16.207

Intervention and other participation. 

16.209

Extension of time. 

16.211

Prehearing conference. 

16.213

Discovery. 

16.215

Depositions. 

16.217

Witnesses. 

16.219

Subpoenas. 

16.221

Witness fees. 

16.223

Evidence. 

16.225

Public disclosure of evidence. 

16.227

Standard of proof. 

16.229

Burden of proof. 

16.231

Offer of proof. 

16.233

Record. 

16.235

Argument before the hearing officer. 

16.237

Waiver of procedures. 

16.241

Initial decisions, orders, and appeals. 

16.243

Consent orders. 

16.245

Associate Administrator review after 

a hearing. 

Subpart G—Judicial Review 

16.247

Judicial review of a final decision and 

order. 

Subpart H—Ex Parte Communications 

16.301

Prohibited ex parte communications. 

16.303

Procedures for handling ex parte 

communications. 

16.305

Requirement to show cause and impo-

sition of sanction. 

A

UTHORITY

: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 322, 1110, 1111, 

1115, 1116, 1718(a) and (b), 1719, 1723, 1726, 1727, 
40103(e), 40113, 40116, 44502(b), 46101, 46104, 
46110, 47104, 47106(e), 47107, 47108, 47111(d), 
47122, 47123–47125, 47133, 47151–47153, 48103. 

S

OURCE

: Docket No. 27783, 61 FR 54004, Oct. 

16, 1996, unless otherwise noted. 

Subpart A—General Provisions 

§ 16.1

Applicability and description of 

part. 

(a)  General.  The provisions of this 

part govern all Federal Aviation Ad-
ministration (FAA) proceedings involv-
ing Federally-assisted airports, except 
for complaints or requests for deter-
mination filed with the Secretary 
under 14 CFR part 302, whether the pro-

ceedings are instituted by order of the 
FAA or by filing a complaint with the 
FAA under the following authorities: 

(1) 49 U.S.C. 40103(e), prohibiting the 

grant of exclusive rights for the use of 
any landing area or air navigation fa-
cility on which Federal funds have 
been expended (formerly section 308 of 
the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, as 
amended). 

(2) Requirements of the Anti-Head 

Tax Act, 49 U.S.C. 40116. 

(3) The assurances and other Federal 

obligations contained in grant-in-aid 
agreements issued under the Federal 
Airport Act of 1946, 49 U.S.C. 1101 et seq. 
(repealed 1970). 

(4) The assurances and other Federal 

obligations contained in grant-in-aid 
agreements issued under the Airport 
and Airway Development Act of 1970, 
as amended, 49 U.S.C. 1701 et seq. 

(5) The assurances and other Federal 

obligations contained in grant-in-aid 
agreements issued under the Airport 
and Airway Improvement Act of 1982 
(AAIA), as amended and recodified, 49 
U.S.C. 47101 et seq., specifically section 
511(a), 49 U.S.C. 47107, and 49 U.S.C. 
47133. 

(6) Section 505(d) of the Airport and 

Airway Improvement Act of 1982, and 
the requirements concerning civil 
rights and/or Disadvantaged Business 
Enterprise (DBE) issues contained in 49 
U.S.C. 47107(e) and 49 U.S.C. 47113; 49 
U.S.C. 47123; 49 U.S.C. 322, as amended; 
49 CFR parts 23 and/or 26; and/or grant 
assurance 30 and/or grant assurance 37. 

(7) Obligations contained in property 

deeds for property transferred pursuant 
to section 16 of the Federal Airport Act 
(49 U.S.C. 1115), section 23 of the Air-
port and Airway Development Act (49 
U.S.C. 1723), or section 516 of the Air-
port and Airway Improvement Act (49 
U.S.C. 47125). 

(8) Obligations contained in property 

deeds for property transferred under 
the Surplus Property Act (49 U.S.C. 
47151–47153). 

(b)  Other agencies. Where a grant as-

surance concerns a statute, executive 
order, regulation, or other authority 
that provides an administrative proc-
ess for the investigation or adjudica-
tion of complaints by a Federal agency 
other than the FAA, persons shall use 
the administrative process established 

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