Senate Bill Would Allow Private-Activity Spaceport Bonds

Sanchez, Humberto
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/25/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32430, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the senate bill that would allow private-activity spaceport bonds. Under the legislation introduce by U.S. Senator Mel Martinez, construction of spaceports could be financed using tax-exempt private-activity bond. Moreover, the tax law permits tax-exempt private activity bonds to be used to finance 15 kinds of projects.


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