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


About the bill

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. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 26, 1979

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May 15, 1979
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1020”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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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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