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’ worth ... Continue reading »
Mar 29, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2269 (112th).
May 22, 2013
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1004 (113th).
Mar 16, 2016
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S. 2695 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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