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SA 4609. Mr. SCHUMER (for himself, Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Menendez, and Mr. Lautenberg) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him 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 appropriate place, insert the following:
(a) Budget Authority.--The Director of the New York Integration Office of the Federal Aviation Administration is authorized to transfer any amounts appropriated for the operations of such office to any function that the Director determines to be necessary to carry out any flight delay reduction project involving the airspace in the New York-New Jersey region.
(b) Authorization of Appropriations.--There are authorized to be appropriated to the Federal Aviation Administration such sums as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the New York Integration Office, including hiring necessary support staff.

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