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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Aug 22, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
This bill was introduced on August 22, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
A bill to provide for regulation of business franchises, to require a full disclosure of the nature of interest 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.
8/22/1974--Introduced.Franchise Act - Sets forth the findings of Congress and the definitions of terms used in this Act. States that the Securities and Exchange Commission may, by its rules and ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 16590”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 16590 — 93rd Congress: Franchise Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16590
“H.R. 16590 — 93rd Congress: Franchise Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1974. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/93/hr16590>
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