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S. 782 (93rd): Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act


An Act to reform consent decree procedures, to increase penalties for violation of the Sherman Act, and to revise the Expediting Act as it pertains to Appellate Review.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 6, 1973
93rd Congress (1973–1974)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 1974

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 1974.

Law
Pub.L. 93-528
Sponsor

John Tunney

Senator for California

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 1974

Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Source

History

Feb 6, 1973
 
Introduced

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Jun 30, 1973
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 18, 1973
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Nov 19, 1974
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Dec 9, 1974
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Dec 21, 1974
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Dec 21, 1974
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S. 782 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 782. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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