S. 2695: Anti-Trust Freedom Act of 2016


Mar 16, 2016


Referred to Committee on Mar 16, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 16, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2016
Length: 2 pages


5% chance of being enacted (details)

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A bill to permit voluntary economic activity.

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S. 2695, the Anti-Trust Freedom Act, would legalize monopolies and trusts. For over a century, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been in charge of preventing any companies from taking over (or almost taking over) an entire industry. The logic is that monopolies and trusts raise prices for consumers and strangle competition. Paul’s bill would repeal a hundred years ...

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Mar 16, 2016

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