H.R. 5590 (94th): A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 45) to provide that under certain circumstances exclusive territorial arrangements shall not be deemed unlawful.


Mar 26, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 1975, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Walter Jones Sr.
Representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district

See Instead:

H.R. 7069 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 19, 1975

H.R. 6938 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 13, 1975

H.R. 5939 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 15, 1975

H.R. 5835 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 10, 1975

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Summary (CRS)
3/26/1975--Introduced.Provides that under specified circumstances exclusive territorial arrangements with respect to the manufacture, distribution, and sale of trademarked soft drink products shall not be deemed unlawful under the Federal Trade ...

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H.R. 7069 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 19, 1975

H.R. 6938 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 1975

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Mar 26, 1975


9 cosponsors (8D, 1R) (show)
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