H.R. 136 (93rd): A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 41) to provide that under certain circumstances exclusive territorial arrangements shall not be deemed unlawful.


Jan 3, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Elford Cederberg

Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

1/3/1973--Introduced.Provides, under the Federal Trade Commission Act, that exclusive territorial arrangements in any trademark licensing contract or agreement for the manufacture, distribution and sale of a trademarked food product shall ... Read more >

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Jan 3, 1973

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H.R. 11786 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 5, 1973

H.R. 10632 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 2, 1973

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