S. 2695: Anti-Trust Freedom Act of 2016

Introduced:

Mar 16, 2016

Status:

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.

Sponsor:

Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2016
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

5% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to permit voluntary economic activity.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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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History

Mar 16, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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