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.


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


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4/16/1980--Introduced.Amends the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide that the following actions by a credit card issuer which is subject to the authority of the Federal Trade Commission shall be ... Read more >

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Apr 16, 1980

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