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SA 4638. Ms. CANTWELL submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her 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:

Beginning on page 68, strike line 23 and all that follows through page 69, line 2, and insert the following:
``(5)(A) There is established the position of Senior Vice President for the Next Generation Air Transportation System in the Air Traffic Organization of the Federal Aviation Administration, who shall be appointed by the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration and report to the Chief Operating Officer of the Federal Aviation Administration.
``(B) The Senior Vice President for the Next Generation Air Transportation System shall--
``(i) be the head of the Office; and
``(ii) be a voting member of the Federal Aviation Administration's Joint Resources Council and the Air Traffic Organization's Executive Council.'';


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on May 1, 2008.)