H.R. 16790 (93rd): A bill to make it an unfair practice for any retailer to increase the price of certain consumer commodities once he marks the price on any such consumer commodity, and to permit the Federal Trade Commission to order any such retailer to refund any amounts of money obtained by so increasing the price of such consumer commodity.


Sep 23, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 23, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ella Grasso

Representative for Connecticut's 6th congressional district


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Sep 23, 1974

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