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H.R. 7073 (96th): A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide that violations, by retail credit card issuers, of certain State laws relating to credit card transactions shall be treated as unfair or deceptive acts or practices subject to the remedies established in such Act, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status


Apr 16, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 16, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Eckhardt

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district



Apr 16, 1980

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H.R. 7073 (96th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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