[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-329
111th Congress

An Act


 
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. <>

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 Extension Act of
2010, Part IV''.
SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF TAXES FUNDING AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND.

(a) Fuel Taxes.--Subparagraph (B) of section 4081(d)(2) of the
Internal Revenue Code of 1986 <>  is amended by
striking ``December 31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 31, 2011''.

(b) Ticket Taxes.--
(1) Persons.--Clause (ii) of section 4261(j)(1)(A) of the
Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking ``December
31, 2010'' and inserting ``March 31, 2011''.
(2) Property.--Clause (ii) of section 4271(d)(1)(A) of such
Code is amended by striking ``December 31, 2010'' and inserting
``March 31, 2011''.

(c) <>  Effective Date.--The amendments
made by this section shall take effect on January 1, 2011.
SEC. 3. EXTENSION OF AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND EXPENDITURE
AUTHORITY.

(a) In General.--Paragraph (1) of section 9502(d) of the Internal
Revenue Code of 1986 is amended--
(1) by striking ``January 1, 2011'' and inserting ``April 1,
2011''; and
(2) by inserting ``or the Airport and Airway Extension Act
of 2010, Part IV'' before the semicolon at the end of
subparagraph (A).

(b) Conforming Amendment.--Paragraph (2) of section 9502(e) of such
Code is amended by striking ``January 1, 2011'' and inserting ``April 1,
2011''.
(c) <>  Effective Date.--The amendments
made by this section shall take effect on January 1, 2011.
SEC. 4. EXTENSION OF AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.

(a) Authorization of Appropriations.--
(1) In general.--Section 48103 of title 49, United States
Code, is amended--
(A) by striking ``and'' at the end of paragraph (6);

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(B) by striking the period at the end of paragraph
(7) and inserting ``; and''; and
(C) by inserting after paragraph (7) the following:
``(8) $1,850,000,000 for the 6-month period beginning on
October 1, 2010.''.
(2) Obligation of amounts.--Subject to limitations specified
in advance in appropriation Acts, sums made available pursuant
to the amendment made by paragraph (1) may be obligated at any
time through September 30, 2011, and shall remain available
until expended.
(3) Program implementation.--For purposes <>  of calculating funding apportionments and meeting
other requirements under sections 47114, 47115, 47116, and 47117
of title 49, United States Code, for the 6-month period
beginning on October 1, 2010, the Administrator of the Federal
Aviation Administration shall--
(A) first calculate funding apportionments on an
annualized basis as if the total amount available under
section 48103 of such title for fiscal year 2011 were
$3,700,000,000; and
(B) then reduce by 50 percent--
(i) all funding apportionments calculated
under subparagraph (A); and
(ii) amounts available pursuant to sections
47117(b) and 47117(f)(2) of such title.

(b) Project Grant Authority.--Section 47104(c) of such title is
amended by striking ``December 31, 2010,'' and inserting ``March 31,
2011,''.
SEC. 5. EXTENSION OF EXPIRING AUTHORITIES.

(a) Section 40117(l)(7) of title 49, United States Code, is amended
by striking ``January 1, 2011.'' and inserting ``April 1, 2011.''.
(b) Section 44302(f)(1) of such title is amended--
(1) by striking ``December 31, 2010,'' and inserting ``March
31, 2011,''; and
(2) by striking ``March 31, 2011,'' and inserting ``June 30,
2011,''.

(c) Section 44303(b) of such title is amended by striking ``March
31, 2011,'' and inserting ``June 30, 2011,''.
(d) Section 47107(s)(3) of such title is amended by striking
``January 1, 2011.'' and inserting ``April 1, 2011.''.
(e) Section 47115(j) of such title is amended by striking ``January
1, 2011,'' inserting ``April 1, 2011,''.
(f) Section 47141(f) of such title is amended by striking ``December
31, 2010.'' and inserting ``March 31, 2011.''.
(g) Section 49108 of such title is amended by striking ``December
31, 2010,'' and inserting ``March 31, 2011,''.
(h) Section 161 of the Vision 100--Century of Aviation
Reauthorization Act (49 U.S.C. 47109 note) is amended by striking
``January 1, 2011,'' and inserting ``April 1, 2011,''.
(i) Section 186(d) of such Act (117 Stat. 2518) is amended by
striking ``January 1, 2011,'' inserting ``April 1, 2011,''.

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(j) <>  The amendments
made by this section shall take effect on January 1, 2011.

Approved December 22, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 6473:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
Dec. 2, considered and passed House.
Dec. 18, considered and passed Senate.