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H.R. 5239 (114th): Protecting Consumers in Commerce Act of 2016

The text of the bill below is as of May 13, 2016 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5239

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 13, 2016

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to permit the Federal Trade Commission to enforce such Act against certain common carriers.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Consumers in Commerce Act of 2016.

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Authority of Federal Trade Commission over certain common carriers

Section 4 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 44) is amended by striking the undesignated paragraph relating to the definition of the term Acts to regulate commerce and inserting the following:

Acts to regulate commerce means subtitle IV of title 49, United States Code, and all Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto.

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