About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to prohibit smoking on domestic commercial aircraft flights.
- Summary (CRS)
8/2/1989--Reported to House amended.Amends the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to make permanent the prohibition on smoking on domestic airline flights of two hours or less in duration.
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Sep 30, 1987
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3377 (100th).
Jan 20, 1989
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Jul 28, 1989
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 598”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
34 cosponsors (27D, 7R)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- 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
Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 21, 1989
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 598 — 101st Congress: Aircraft Cabin Air Quality Protection Act of 1989. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr598
“H.R. 598 — 101st Congress: Aircraft Cabin Air Quality Protection Act of 1989.” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr598>
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