About the bill
H.R. 5645 would amend the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act to align certain procedures followed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) when it reviews a proposed merger or acquisition with the procedures followed by the Department of Justice (DOJ). The bill also provides the FTC with the same authority DOJ already possesses to seek an injunction against a proposed merger in Federal court; therefore, removes the ability of the FTC to pursue internal administrative litigation following a court’s denial of an FTC preliminary injunction request ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 10, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Apr 27, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 9, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
H.R. 5645 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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