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


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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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 26, 1975

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5590”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6D, 1R) (show)
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H.R. 7069 (identical)

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H.R. 6938 (identical)

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Last Action: May 13, 1975

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