SB 53-1_ Filed 02/06/2001, 14:06
Adopted 2/8/2001



    The Senate Committee on Transportation and Interstate Cooperation, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 53, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

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    " Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "nonfederal contract tower" refers to a tower that is funded by:
        (1) local revenue sources;
        (2) revenue from the nonfederal contract tower program (as defined by the Federal Aviation Administration); or
        (3) a combination of the sources described in subdivisions (1) and (2).
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    " Sec. 6. (a) Subject to subsection (b), the department shall determine the allocation of grant funds among eligible applicants.
    (b) Subject to the maximum grant amount set forth under rules adopted under section 5 of this chapter, a grant award to an eligible entity is equal to the amount determined under the last of

the following STEPS:
        STEP ONE: Determine the amount of the total annual contract to operate the nonfederal contract air traffic control tower.
        STEP TWO: Determine the amount of the tower's federal reimbursement.
        STEP THREE: Subtract the STEP TWO result from the STEP ONE result.
        STEP FOUR: Divide the STEP THREE result by two (2).

     Sec. 7. Funds in the airport development grant fund and the airport development revolving loan fund established by IC 8-21-11-4 may not be used for the purposes of this chapter.".
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    (Reference is to SB 53 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill be reassigned to the Senate Committee on Finance.

Committee Vote: Yeas 8, Nays 0.


Senator Riegsecker, Chairperson

AM 005301/DI 92    2001