[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 125, 112th Congress, 1st Session]
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Public Law 112-7
112th 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
2011''.
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 ``March 31, 2011'' and inserting ``May 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 ``March 31,
2011'' and inserting ``May 31, 2011''.
(2) Property.--Clause (ii) of section 4271(d)(1)(A) of such
Code is amended by striking ``March 31, 2011'' and inserting
``May 31, 2011''.

(c) <>  Effective Date.--The amendments
made by this section shall take effect on April 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 ``April 1, 2011'' and inserting ``June 1,
2011''; and
(2) by inserting ``or the Airport and Airway Extension Act
of 2011'' 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 ``April 1, 2011'' and inserting ``June 1,
2011''.
(c) <>  Effective Date.--The amendments
made by this section shall take effect on April 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 by striking the 2 paragraphs designated as
paragraph (8) and inserting the following:

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``(8) <>  $2,466,666,667 for the 8-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 8-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 20 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 ``March 31, 2011,'' and inserting ``May 31, 2011,''.
SEC. 5. EXTENSION OF EXPIRING AUTHORITIES.

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

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

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

Approved March 31, 2011.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1079:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 111-
41, Pt. 1 (Comm. on Transportation and Infrastructure).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 157 (2011):
Mar. 29, considered and passed House and Senate.