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Text of the Anti-Trust Freedom Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on May 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 22, 2013 (Placed on Calendar in the Senate).

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Calendar No. 77

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1004

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 21, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was read the first time

May 22, 2013

Read the second time and placed on the calendar

A BILL

To permit voluntary economic activity.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Anti-Trust Freedom Act of 2013 .

2.

Voluntary economic coordination by individuals

The Sherman Act ( 15 U.S.C. 1 et seq. ), the Clayton Act ( 15 U.S.C. 12 et seq. ), and section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act ( 15 U.S.C. 45 ) shall not be construed to prohibit, ban, or otherwise extend to any voluntary economic coordination, cooperation, agreement, or other association, compact, contract, or covenant entered into by or between any individual or group of individuals.

May 22, 2013

Read the second time and placed on the calendar