H.R. 5047 (93rd): Anti-Hijacking Act


Mar 1, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 1, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Helstoski

Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 3858 (same title)
Passed House — Mar 13, 1974

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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.

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Mar 1, 1973

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H.R. 3858 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 13, 1974

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