H.R. 2644: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend the airport improvement program, and for other purposes

July 28, 2011 at 8:39 am | Posted in Aviation Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

H.R. 2644: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend the airport improvement program, and for other purposes was introduced on July 26, 2011 by Rep. Jerry Costello (D-IL12):

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2644

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend the airport improvement program, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 26, 2011

Mr. COSTELLO (for himself, Mr. RAHALL, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. DEFAZIO, Ms. NORTON, Mr. NADLER, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. FILNER, Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. CUMMINGS, Mr. BOSWELL, Mr. HOLDEN, Mr. LARSEN of Washington, Mr. CAPUANO, Mr. BISHOP of New York, Mr. MICHAUD, Mr. CARNAHAN, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Mr. LIPINSKI, Ms. HIRONO, Mr. ALTMIRE, Mr. WALZ of Minnesota, Mr. SHULER, Mr. COHEN, Ms. RICHARDSON, Mr. SIRES, and Ms. EDWARDS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend the airport improvement program, 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. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `Aviation Jobs and Safety Act of 2011′.

SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF TAXES FUNDING AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND.

(a) Fuel Taxes- Subparagraph (B) of section 4081(d)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking `July 22, 2011′ and inserting `September 30, 2011′.

(b) Ticket Taxes-

(1) PERSONS- Clause (ii) of section 4261(j)(1)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking `July 22, 2011′ and inserting `September 30, 2011′.

(2) PROPERTY- Clause (ii) of section 4271(d)(1)(A) of such Code is amended by striking `July 22, 2011′ and inserting `September 30, 2011′.

(c) Effective Date- The amendments made by this section shall apply to periods beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.

SEC. 3. EXTENSION OF AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND EXPENDITURE AUTHORITY.

(a) In General- Paragraph (1) of section 9502(d) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended–

(1) by striking `July 23, 2011′ and inserting `October 1, 2011′; and

(2) by inserting `or the Aviation Jobs and Safety Act of 2011′ before the semicolon at the end of subparagraph (A).

(b) Conforming Amendment- Paragraph (2) of section 9502(e) of such Code is amended by striking `July 23, 2011′ and inserting `October 1, 2011′.

(c) Effective Date- The amendments made by this section shall apply to periods beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.

SEC. 4. EXTENSION OF AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.

(a) Authorization of Appropriations- Section 48103 of title 49, United States Code, is amended by striking paragraph (8) and inserting the following:

`(8) $3,515,000,000 for fiscal year 2011.’.

(b) Project Grant Authority- Section 47104(c) of such title is amended by striking `July 22, 2011,’ and inserting `September 30, 2011,’.

SEC. 5. EXTENSION OF EXPIRING AUTHORITIES.

(a) Section 40117(l)(7) of title 49, United States Code, is amended by striking `July 23, 2011.’ and inserting `October 1, 2011.’.

(b) Section 44302(f)(1) of such title is amended–

(1) by striking `July 22, 2011,’ and inserting `September 30, 2011,’; and

(2) by striking `October 31, 2011,’ and inserting `December 31, 2011,’.

(c) Section 44303(b) of such title is amended by striking `October 31, 2011,’ and inserting `December 31, 2011,’.

(d) Section 47107(s)(3) of such title is amended by striking `July 23, 2011.’ and inserting `October 1, 2011.’.

(e) Section 47115(j) of such title is amended by striking `July 23, 2011,’ and inserting `October 1, 2011,’.

(f) Section 47141(f) of such title is amended by striking `July 22, 2011.’ and inserting `September 30, 2011.’.

(g) Section 49108 of such title is amended by striking `July 22, 2011,’ and inserting `September 30, 2011,’.

(h) Section 161 of the Vision 100–Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act (49 U.S.C. 47109 note) is amended by striking `July 23, 2011,’ and inserting `October 1, 2011,’.

(i) Section 186(d) of such Act (117 Stat. 2518) is amended by striking `July 23, 2011,’ and inserting `October 1, 2011,’.

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