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H.R. 4679 (96th): A bill to amend the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to require the Secretary of Transportation to designate experts in the field of aeronautics and aviation safety to participate in the aircraft type certification process, and for other purposes.

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Jun 28, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 28, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


William Harsha

Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district



29 Cosponsors (23 Democrats, 6 Republicans)



Jun 28, 1979

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H.R. 4679 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4679. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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