S. 1433 (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.


Jun 27, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Packwood

Senator from Oregon


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6/27/1979--Introduced.Amends the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to require the Secretary of Transportation to appoint Type Certification Boards comprised of individuals knowledgeable in the fields of aeronautics and aviation safety ... Read more >

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Jun 27, 1979

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9 cosponsors (6D, 3R) (show)
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H.R. 4679 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 1979

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