H.R. 6284 (97th): A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to prescribe regulations prohibiting the smoking of tobacco on commercial aircraft.

Introduced:

May 5, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 5, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James Mattox
Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district
Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
5/5/1982--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Transportation to prescribe regulations prohibiting smoking on any aircraft engaged in interstate or overseas air transportation of passengers.

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History

Introduced
May 5, 1982

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments
Aviation

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