S. 2493 (95th): Airline Deregulation Act


Feb 6, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 24, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 24, 1978.


Pub.L. 95-504


Howard Cannon

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Oct 24, 1978

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to amend the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, to encourage, develop, and attain an air transportation system which relies on competitive market forces to determine the quality, variety, and price of air services, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 95-1779) Airline Deregulation Act - Amends the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to direct the Civil Aeronautics Board in the performance of its ... Read more >


Feb 6, 1978

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Feb 6, 1978
Reported by Committee

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Apr 19, 1978
Passed Senate

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Sep 21, 1978
Passed House with Changes

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Oct 24, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 24, 1978
Text Published

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2493”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (2R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Apr 19, 1978 midnight
unknown 83/9

Related Bills

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H.R. 12611 (Related)
Air Service Improvement Act

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 21, 1978

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