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

Introduced:

Nov 8, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Wendell Ford

Senator from Kentucky

Democrat

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Nov 8, 1979
 
Introduced

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Dec 14, 1979
 
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