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SA 4616. Mr. ENSIGN (for himself, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. McCain, Mr. KYL and Mrs. Dole) 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 end of section 414, add the following:
(d) Extending the Length of Flights From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.--Section 41718 is amended by adding at the end the following:
``(g) Use of Airport Slots for Beyond Perimeter Flights.--Notwithstanding section 49109 or any other provision of law, any air carrier that holds or operates air carrier slots at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport as of January 1, 2008, pursuant to subparts K and S of part 93 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, which are being used as of that date for scheduled service between that airport and a large hub airport (as defined in section 40102(a)(29)), may use such slots
for service between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and any airport located outside of the perimeter restriction described in section 49109.''.

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