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Text of the Consumer Goods Pricing Act

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 12, 1975. The text of the bill below is as of Dec 12, 1975 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

PUBLIC LAW 94-145—DEC. 12, 1975                             89 STAT. 801

Public Law 94-145
94th Congress
                               An Act
To amend the Sherman Antitrust Act to provide lower prices for consumers.    Uec. 12, 1975
                                                                              [H.R. 6971]
   Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatwes of the
 United States of America in Congress assembled^ That this Act may          Consumer (roods
be cited as the "Consumer Goods Pricing Act of 1975".                       Pricing Act of
   SEC. 2. Section 1 of the Act entitled "An Act to protect trade and       1975.
commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies", approved              15 u s e 1 note.
July 2, 1890 (15 U.S.C. 1), is amended by striking out the colon pre-
ceding the first proviso in the first sentence and all that follows down
through the end of such sentence and inserting in lieu thereof a period.
   SEC. 3. Paragraphs (2) through (5) of section 5(a) of the Federal        Repeal.
Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 45 (a)) are repealed and paragraph
 (6) of such section 5(a) is redesignated as paragraph (2).
   SEC. 4. The amendments made by sections 2 and 3 of this Act shall        Effective dale.
take effect upon the expiration of the ninety-day period which begins       15 u s e 1 note.
on the date of enactment of this Act.
  Approved December 12, 1975.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
HOUSE REPORT No. 94-341 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
SENATE REPORT No. 94-466 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 121 (1975):
     July 21, considered and passed House.
     Dec. 2, considered and passed Senate.
WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 11, No. 50:
     Dec. 12, Presidential statement.