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H.R. 5510 (114th): FTC Process and Transparency Reform Act of 2016

To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to establish new requirements relating to investigations, consent orders, and reporting requirements, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Michael Burgess

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2016
Length: 20 pages
Introduced:

Jun 16, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 13, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jun 16, 2016
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 22, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 12, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 13, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 5510 (114th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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