H.R.1893 - Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part II

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. view all titles (5)

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  • Official: 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. as introduced.
  • Short: Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part II as introduced.
  • Short: Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part II as passed house.
  • Short: Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part II as passed senate.
  • Short: Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part II as enacted.

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Official Summary

Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part II - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through June 30, 2011, increased excise taxes on aviation fuels, the excise tax on air transportation of persons and property, and the expenditure authority for the Airport and Airway Trust Fund.

Official Summary

Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part II - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through June 30, 2011, increased excise taxes on aviation fuels, the excise tax on air transportation of persons and property, and the expenditure authority for the Airport and Airway Trust Fund. Increases the authorization of appropriations for the nine-month period beginning on October 1, 2010, for airport planning and development and noise compatibility planning projects (known as airport improvement projects [AIPs]). Allows such funds to be obligated at any time through September 30, 2011, and remain available until expended. Sets forth a formula for calculating AIP funding apportionments. Extends through June 30, 2011, the authority of the Secretary of Transportation to make new AIP grants. Extends until July 1, 2011:
(1) the pilot program for passenger facility fee authorizations at non-hub airports, and
(2) disclosure requirements for large and medium hub airports applying for AIP grants. Directs the Secretary to extend through June 30, 2011, the termination date of insurance coverage for domestic or foreign-flag aircraft. Grants the Secretary discretionary authority to further extend such coverage through September 30, 2011. Extends through September 30, 2011, the authority of the Secretary to limit air carrier liability for claims arising out of acts of terrorism. Extends through June 30, 2011:
(1) grant eligibility for airports located in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and Palau;
(2) grants to state and local governments for land use compatibility projects under the AIP; and
(3) authority for approving an application of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for an airport development grant or for permission to impose a passenger facility fee. Amends the Vision 100 - Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act to extend through June 30, 2011:
(1) the temporary increase to 95% of the federal government's share of certain AIP project costs, and
(2) funding for airport development at Midway Island Airport.

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