H. R. 5239
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 13, 2016
Mr. McNerney introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to permit the Federal Trade Commission to enforce such Act against certain common carriers.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Consumers in Commerce Act of 2016.
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.