S. 2047 (93rd): An original bill to authorize a Federal payment for the planning of a transit line in the median of the Dulles Airport Road and for a feasibility study of rapid transit to Friendship International Airport.

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Jun 21, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 9, 1973 but was never passed by the House.


Norris Cotton

Senator from New Hampshire


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

6/21/1973--Introduced.Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to make Federal payments for the planning of a transit line in the median of the Dulles Airport Road. Authorizes a payment for a feasibility ... Read more >

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Jun 21, 1973

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Jun 21, 1973
Reported by Committee

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Jul 9, 1973
Passed Senate

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