A proposal to double the current fee paid by air travelers to defray federal overhaul of aviation security following the September 11 terror attacks has been rejected.

By a voice vote, the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee threw out a plan offered by Republican leaders as part of a plan to raise nearly $30 billion for homeland security.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access