H.R. 868 (103rd): Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act


Feb 4, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 16, 1994

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 16, 1994.


Pub.L. 103-297


Allan Swift

Representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 1994
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To strengthen the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to protect consumers in connection with sales made with a telephone, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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S. 568 (Included-In)
Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 25, 1993

H.Res. 488 (Caused-Action)
Providing for the concurrence by the House, with an amendment, in the amendment by ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 25, 1994

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 868” means this is a House of Representatives 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 4, 1993
Reported by Committee
Feb 23, 1993
Passed House
Mar 2, 1993
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Passed Senate with Changes
Jun 30, 1993
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Aug 2, 1994
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 16, 1994


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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and PASS, AS AMENDED
Mar 2, 1993 3:38 p.m.
Passed 411/3

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