To amend title 49, United States Code, to change the membership of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. MEMBERSHIP OF METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIRPORTS AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
Section 49106(c)(1) of title 49, United States Code, is amended-- (1) in paragraph (1)-- (A) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A) by striking ``17 members'' and inserting ``9 members''; (B) in subparagraph (A) by striking ``7 members'' and inserting ``6 members''; (C) in subparagraph (B) by striking ``4 members'' and inserting ``1 member''; (D) in subparagraph (C) by striking ``3 members'' and inserting ``1 member''; and (E) in subparagraph (D) by striking ``3 members'' and inserting ``1 member''; (2) in paragraph (3) by striking ``except that'' and all that follows through ``4 years''; (3) by striking paragraph (6) and inserting the following: ``(6)(A) In carrying out the duties of the board, a member appointed by the President shall ensure that adequate consideration is given to the national interest. ``(B) A member appointed by the President may be removed by the President for cause. A member appointed by the Mayor of the District of Columbia, the Governor of Maryland, or the Governor of Virginia may be removed or suspended from office only for cause and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction from which the member is appointed.''; and (4) in paragraph (7) by...