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House Proceeding 09-24-07 on Sep 24th, 2007 :: 1:41:26 to 1:42:53
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1:41:11 to 1:41:26( Edit History Discussion )

from missouri. hullshulls mr. speaker, m mr. hulshof: i yield such time as i may consume. i rise in support of h.r. 3540, the federal aviation administration extension act of 2007. as the gentleman

Sander M. Levin

1:41:26 to 1:41:42( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: indicated, this bill is a three-month extension of the excise taxes that fund the airport and airway trust fund. time is of the essence as these taxes are zue to expire at the end of the month.

Sander M. Levin

1:41:26 to 1:42:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sander M. Levin

Sander M. Levin

1:41:42 to 1:41:55( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: and it's imperative we do not cut off this source of funding that benefits the airports, aviation community as well as the tens of thousands of airline passengers. i see my colleague from

Sander M. Levin

1:41:55 to 1:42:17( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: illinois. we shared a plane ride here moments ago. in addition, there has been a lot of discussion, too, about a way to reformulate the way we fund the trust fund. there have been some interesting

Sander M. Levin

1:42:17 to 1:42:36( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: ideas talked about by different points of view. this temporary extension allows us additional time to consider additional reforms to the tax structure and to spend some more time studying the next

Sander M. Levin

1:42:36 to 1:42:53( Edit History Discussion )

Sander M. Levin: air traffic control modernization proposal before we move to conference with the senate. as the gentleman from michigan has pointed out, this bill was reported out of our committee by

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:42:53 to 1:43:08( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: voice vote. since it extends to the end of the calendar year, the existing taxes that are dedicated to the trust fund, therefore, there is no effect on revenues as we extend the current baseline.

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:42:53 to 1:44:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis A. Cardoza

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