A bill to correct inequities in the termination and renewal of franchises, to protect franchisees from unfair practices, to protect franchisors and franchisees from actions inconsistent with the successful operation of franchises, to provide consumers with the benefits which result from a competitive and open market economy, and for other purposes.
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96th Congress (1979–1980)
This bill was introduced on February 21, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
46 Cosponsors (40 Democrats, 5 Republicans, 1 New Progressive)
Feb 21, 1979
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H.R. 2305 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2305. This is the one from the 96th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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