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S. 3 (115th): Anti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2018

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A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to prohibit pyramid promotional schemes to ensure that compensation is not based upon recruitment of participants into a plan or operation, but instead based primarily on sales to individuals who use, resell, or consume the products or services sold, protect participants, prohibit inventory loading, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Orrin Hatch

Sponsor. Senator for Utah. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Dec 3, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 3, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Dec 3, 2018

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S. 3 (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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