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.

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Related Bills

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

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 21, 1978

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2493” means this is a Senate 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.


Feb 6, 1978
Reported by Committee
Feb 6, 1978
Passed Senate
Apr 19, 1978
Passed House with Changes
Sep 21, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 24, 1978


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Apr 19, 1978 midnight
unknown 83/9

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