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H.R. 12170 (94th): A bill to preserve the public health, safety, and welfare by prohibiting the entrance into and operation within the United States of civil supersonic aircraft that do not meet appropriate noise standards.

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Feb 26, 1976
94th Congress (1975–1976)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 26, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


James Stanton

Representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district



13 Cosponsors (12 Democrats, 1 Republican)



Feb 26, 1976

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H.R. 12170 (94th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 12170. This is the one from the 94th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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