H.R. 2644 (112th): Aviation Jobs and Safety Act of 2011

Jul 26, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jerry Costello
Representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated
Jul 26, 2011
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2553 (Related)
Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part IV

Signed by the President
Aug 05, 2011

S. 1387 (Related)
Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part IV

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 19, 2011


This bill was introduced on July 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 26, 2011
Referred to Committee Jul 26, 2011
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend the airport improvement program, and for other purposes.


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132 cosponsors (132D) (show)

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Aviation Jobs and Safety Act of 2011 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through September 30, 2011, increased excise taxes on aviation fuels, the excise tax on air transportation of persons and property, and the expenditure authority for the Airport and Airway Trust Fund.
Extends through September 30, 2011: (1) the authorization of appropriations for airport planning and development and noise compatibility planning projects (known as airport improvement projects [AIPs]), and (2) the authority of the Secretary of Transportation to make new AIP grants.
Extends until October 1, 2011: (1) the pilot program for passenger facility fee authorizations at non-hub airports, and (2) disclosure requirements for large and medium hub airports applying for AIP grants.
Directs the Secretary to extend through September 30, 2011, the termination date of insurance coverage for domestic or foreign-flag aircraft.
Grants the Secretary discretionary authority to further extend such coverage through December 31, 2011.
Extends through December 31, 2011, the authority of the Secretary to limit air carrier liability for claims arising out of acts of terrorism.
Extends through September 30, 2011:
(1) grant eligibility for airports located in the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, and Palau;
(2) grants to state and local governments for land use compatibility AIPs; and
(3) authority for approving an application of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for an airport development grant or for permission to impose a passenger facility fee.
Amends the Vision 100 - Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act to extend through September 30, 2011: (1) the temporary increase to 95% of the federal government's share of certain AIP costs, and (2) funding for airport development at Midway Island Airport.

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