H.R. 598 (101st): Aircraft Cabin Air Quality Protection Act of 1989

Introduced:

Jan 20, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James Oberstar

Representative for Minnesota's 8th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to prohibit smoking on domestic commercial aircraft flights.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 20, 1989
 
Introduced

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Jul 28, 1989
 
Reported by Committee

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Details

Cosponsors
34 cosponsors (27D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Aviation

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 3377 (100th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 1987

H.R. 3015 (Related)
Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 21, 1989

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