About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend sections 101 and 902 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, to implement the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft; to amend title XI of such act to authorize the President to suspend air service to any foreign nation which he determines is encouraging aircraft hijacking by acting in a manner inconsistent with the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft; and to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to suspend the operating authority of foreign air carriers under certain circumstances.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3858 (93rd), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 5047 (93rd).
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5047 — 93rd Congress: Anti-Hijacking Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr5047
“H.R. 5047 — 93rd Congress: Anti-Hijacking Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1973. July 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr5047>
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