February 2, 2011, 7:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 34 proposed by Senator Nelson FL.
February 6, 2011, 7:00 pm ET - Considered by Senate.
February 7, 2011, 7:00 pm ET - Considered by Senate.
February 8, 2011, 5:30 am ET - On the Amendment S.Amdt. 34 to S. 223 (FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act)
Full Text of this Amendment
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SA 35. Mr. ENSIGN submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 223, to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:
At the end of title VII, add the following:
SEC. 733. 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, 2011, 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 Feb 2, 2011.)