H.R. 5170 (101st): Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990


Jun 27, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 2, 1990 but was never passed by the Senate.


James Oberstar

Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1991 and 1992, to improve aviation safety and capacity, to reduce the surplus in the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to grant authority for the imposition of airport passenger facility charges, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/2/1990--Passed House amended.Aviation Safety and Capacity Expansion Act of 1990 - TitleI - Aviation Safety and Capacity ExpansionAmends the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982 to include as an ... Read more >

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Jun 27, 1990

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Jun 28, 1990
Reported by Committee

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Aug 2, 1990
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5170”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Aug 2, 1990 1:46 p.m.
Failed 171/252
Aug 2, 1990 2:11 p.m.
Passed 405/15

Related Bills

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H.R. 5835 (Related)
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 5, 1990

H.Res. 428 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 19, 1990

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