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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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



Nov 8, 1979

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Dec 14, 1979
Reported by Committee

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S. 1991 (96th) was a 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.

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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