Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2553
August 05, 2011
On Friday, August 5, 2011, the President signed into law:
H.R. 2553, the "Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part IV," which extends through September 16, 2011, authorities to collect taxes that fund the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, make expenditures from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, and make grants to airports under the Airport Improvement Program and limits eligibility for the Transportation Department's Essential Air Service program, which provides subsidies to maintain commercial air service in small communities.
Barack Obama, Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2553 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/309275