H.R. 561 (101st): To amend the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to prohibit smoking on domestic commercial aircraft flights.


Jan 19, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 19, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Torricelli
Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
1/19/1989--Introduced.Amends the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to prohibit smoking on passenger-carrying aircraft in interstate or intrastate transportation. Directs the Secretary of Transportation to promulgate regulations to implement this Act.

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 21, 1989

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Jan 19, 1989


53 cosponsors (37D, 16R) (show)
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