About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to provide for regulation of business franchises, to require a full disclosure of the nature of interests in business franchises, to provide for increased protection of the public interest in the sale of business franchises, and to provide for fair competition in the negotiation of franchise agreements.
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Aug 1, 1974
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 16239”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
6 cosponsors (4R, 2D)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 22, 1974
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 16239 — 93rd Congress: Franchise Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16239
“H.R. 16239 — 93rd Congress: Franchise Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1974. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16239>
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