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Text of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund Integrity Act of 1993

This bill was introduced on April 28, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Apr 28, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 1901 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1901

To provide that receipts and disbursements of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund will not be included in the totals of the congressional budget or the budget of the United States Government as submitted by the President, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 28, 1993

Mr. LEWIS of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on Public Works and Transportation, Government Operations, and Rules


A BILL

To provide that receipts and disbursements of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund will not be included in the totals of the congressional budget or the budget of the United States Government as submitted by the President, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Airport and Airway Trust Fund Integrity Act of 1993’.

SEC. 2. AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND OPERATIONS.

    (a) BUDGETARY TREATMENT-

      (1) EXCLUSION OF TRUST FUND FROM ALL BUDGETS-

        (A) IN GENERAL- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the receipts and disbursements of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund allocable to the transportation-related operations of such Trust Fund shall not be counted as new budget authority, outlays, receipts, or deficit or surplus for purposes of--

          (i) the budget of the United States Government as submitted by the President,

          (ii) the congressional budget, or

          (iii) the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

        (B) TRANSPORTATION-RELATED OPERATIONS- For purposes of subparagraph (A), the transportation-related operations of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund are the disbursements, and the receipts allocable to such disbursements, under paragraph (1) of section 9502(d) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to expenditures from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund for the airport and airway program).

      (2) EXCLUSION OF TRUST FUND FROM CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET- Section 301(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 is amended by adding at the end the following: ‘The concurrent resolution shall not include the outlays and revenue totals of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund allocable to the transportation-related operations of such Trust Fund (as described in section 2(a)(1)(B) of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund Integrity Act of 1991) in the surplus or deficit totals required by this subsection or in any other surplus or deficit totals required by this title.’.

    (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS AND LIMITATIONS TO THE BUDGET PROCESS-

      (1) EXEMPTION FROM SEQUESTRATION ORDER- Section 255(g)(1)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 905(g)(1)(A)) is amended by inserting after the undesignated paragraph relating to the administration of territories the following new undesignated paragraph:

        ‘Airport and Airway Trust Fund (69-8106-0-7-402; 69-8107-0-7-402; 69-8108-0-7-402; 69-8104-0-7-402);’.

      (2) LIMITATIONS ON CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET PROCESS- Section 310 of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

    ‘(h) LIMITATION ON CHANGES TO THE AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it shall not be in order in the Senate or the House of Representatives to consider--

      ‘(1) any concurrent resolution on the budget for any fiscal year, or any amendment thereto or conference report thereon, that assumes or contains in the aggregate totals or functional categories provided for by section 301(a) any amount of budget authority or budget outlays from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund,

      ‘(2) any concurrent resolution on the budget for any fiscal year, or any amendment thereto or conference report thereon, that contains reconciliation instructions with respect to the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, or

      ‘(3) to consider any reconciliation bill or reconciliation resolution reported pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the budget agreed to under section 301 or 304, or a resolution pursuant to section 285A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, or any amendment thereto or conference report thereon, that contains recommendations with respect to the Airport and Airway Trust Fund.’.

    (c) EFFECTIVE DATE- This section (including the amendments made by this section) shall take effect October 1, 1994, except that the amendments made by subsection (b)(1) shall take effect on March 15, 1994.