S. 1991 (96th): Federal Trade Commission Act of 1979


Nov 8, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 14, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Wendell Ford

Senator from Kentucky


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to change procedures for agency adjudications and rulemaking, to extend authorizations for appropriations for the Federal Trade Commission , and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 28, 1980

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1991” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 8, 1979
Reported by Committee
Dec 14, 1979


Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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