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H.R. 2668: Consumer Protection and Recovery Act

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To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to affirmatively confirm the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to seek permanent injunctions and other equitable relief for violations of any provision of law enforced by the Commission.

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Sponsor and status

Tony Cárdenas

Sponsor. Representative for California's 29th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2021
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Apr 20, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 20, 2021

This bill passed in the House on July 20, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Cosponsors

48 Cosponsors (48 Democrats)

Prognosis
26% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 2668 – Consumer Protection and Recovery Act (Jul 19, 2021)

What legislators are saying

Congressman Gonzalez Votes to Protect Consumers and Businesses From Scammers
    — Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX15] on Jul 21, 2021

The DeSaulnier Digest: Congressman DeSaulnier's Efforts to Protect Public Health, Support Caregivers, and Enforce Consumer Protections
    — Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] on Jul 26, 2021

Rep. Sewell Votes to Strengthen Consumer Protections Amid Surge in Scams and Fraud during Pandemic
    — Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL7] on Jul 20, 2021

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History

Apr 20, 2021
 
Introduced

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Apr 27, 2021
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 27, 2021
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 10, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 14, 2021
 
On House Schedule

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Jul 14, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Jul 16, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Jul 20, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2668 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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