S. 1020 (96th): A bill to authorize appropriations for the Federal Trade Commission.


Apr 26, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Wendell Ford
Senator from Kentucky

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Summary (CRS)
4/26/1979--Introduced.Amends the Federal Trade Commission Act to authorize appropriations to carry out the functions, powers, and duties of the Federal Trade Commission for fiscal years 1980, 1981, and 1982.

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H.R. 2313 (Related)
Federal Trade Commission Improvements Act of 1979

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 28, 1980

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Apr 26, 1979
Reported by Committee
May 15, 1979


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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