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SA 4591. Mr. INOUYE submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 4585 proposed by Mr. Rockefeller (for himself, Mr. Inouye, Mr. Baucus, and Mr. Grassley) to the bill H.R. 2881, to amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal years 2008 through 2011, to improve aviation safety and capacity, to provide stable funding for the national aviation system, and for other purposes;
which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the end of title VIII, insert the following:

SEC. 839. INCLUSION OF TRANSPORTATION BETWEEN HAWAII AND CALIFORNIA IN QUALIFIED ZONE DOMESTIC TRADE.
(a) IN GENERAL.--Subparagraph (B) of section 1355(g)(4) is amended to read as follows:
``(B) QUALIFIED ZONE.--The term `qualified zone' means any of the following:
``(i) The Great Lakes Waterway and the St. Lawrence Seaway.
``(ii) The area between any port in Hawaii and any port in California.''.
(b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.--
(1) Section 1355(g)(4)(A) is amended by striking ``in the qualified zone'' and inserting ``in any one qualified zone''.
(2) The heading of subsection (g) of section 1355 is amended by striking ``GREAT LAKES'' and inserting ``CERTAIN''.
(c) EFFECTIVE DATE.--The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Apr 30, 2008.)