H.R. 5788 (110th): Halting Airplane Noise to Give Us Peace Act of 2008


Apr 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter DeFazio

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2008
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 49, United States Code, to establish prohibitions against voice communications using a mobile communications device on commercial airline flights, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/28/2008--Reported to House amended.Halting Airplane Noise to Give Us Peace Act of 2008 - Prohibits any individual (except flight crew members, flight attendants, or federal law enforcement officers) from engaging ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 15, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 31, 2008
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. 5788”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (19D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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