WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote today on legislation that would allow a $1.9 billion, bond-financed capital improvement program to move forward at Washington's National and Dulles airports.

The legislation, introduced last week by Rep. James L. Oberstar, D-Minn., is needed to overcome the Supreme Court's ruling last June that the review board set up to oversee the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority was unconstitutional. The review board is required to implement the bond program.

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