Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Nov 8, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
This bill was introduced on December 14, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Kentucky
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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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1991”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1991 — 96th Congress: Federal Trade Commission Act of 1979. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s1991
“S. 1991 — 96th Congress: Federal Trade Commission Act of 1979.” www.GovTrack.us. 1979. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s1991>
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