Proclamations & Resolutions
Scurry County, TX 2007
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  • RESOLUTION

    Opposing the enactment of provisions in the U.S. S.B. 1300, The Aviation Investment and Modernization Act of 2007 that impose air traffic control fees, increase in aviation fuel and gas taxes and reduces Congressional oversight over the Federal Aviation Administration.

    Be it resolved by the Scurry County of the State of Texas

    WHEREAS, general aviation sector is a vital engine of growth in the State of Texas economy providing jobs, economic opportunity and revenue.

    WHEREAS, the Aviation Investment and Modernization Act of 2007 proposes to remove Congressional oversight over the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

    WHEREAS, given the geography of the State of Texas a great many businesses and communities depend upon small planes and general aviation for access to medical treatment, mobility, economic opportunity, disaster relief and a wide range of critical resources and services.

    WHEREAS, a user fee system is not necessary to achieve the funding needed to modernize our National Air Transport System.

    WHEREAS, general aviation is vital to the continue growth and prosperity of farmers, small towns and rural areas in the State of Texas.

    BE IT RESOLVED, This Day the 5th of June in the year 2007, that the Scurry County Commissioners Court of the State of Texas respectfully opposes the enactment of the provisions of U.S. S.B. 1300, The Aviation Investment and Modernization Act of 2007 that imposes air traffic control user fees, including “per flight charges;” increases in aviation fuel and gas taxes and reduces Congressional oversight over the Federal Aviation Administration.

    Judge Rod P. Waller, Scurry County Judge

    Attest:

    Joan Bunch, Scurry County Clerk

     

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