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February 16, 2011, 7:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 37 proposed by Senator Rockefeller for Senator Klobuchar.
February 16, 2011, 7:00 pm ET - Amendment SA 37 as modified agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Full Text of this Amendment

SA 37. Ms. KLOBUCHAR submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her 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:

Strike section 214, and insert the following:
SECTION 214. ALLOWABLE PROJECT COSTS FOR AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.
Section 47110(b)(2)(D) is amended to read as follows:
"(D) if the cost is for airport development and is incurred before execution of the grant agreement, but in the same fiscal year as execution of the grant agreement, and if--
"(i) the cost was incurred before execution of the grant agreement due to the short construction season in the vicinity of the airport;
"(ii) the cost is in accordance with an airport layout plan approved by the Secretary and with all statutory and administrative requirements that would have been applicable to the project if the project had been carried out after execution of the grant agreement;
"(iii) the sponsor notifies the Secretary before authorizing work to commence on the project; and
"(iv) the sponsor's decision to proceed with the project in advance of execution of the grant agreement does not affect the priority assigned to the project by the Secretary for the allocation of discretionary funds;".


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Feb 3, 2011.)