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On page 956, between lines 7 and 8, insert the following:
For grants or other agreements to accelerate the transition to the Next Generation Air Transportation System by accelerating deployment of ground infrastructure for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast, by accelerating development of procedures and routes that support performance-based air navigation, to incentivize aircraft equipage to use such infrastructure, procedures, and routes, and for additional agency administrative costs associated with the certification and oversight of the
deployment of such systems, $165,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2010: Provided, That the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall use the authority under section 106(l)(6) of title 49, United States Code, to make such grants or agreements: Provided further, That, with respect to any incentives for equipage, the Federal share of the costs shall not exceed 50 percent.
On page 991, line 20, strike ``$550,000,000'' and insert ``$475,000,000''.
On page 995, line 13, strike ``$940,000,000'' and insert ``$850,000,000''.
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 3, 2009.)