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.
Mar 10, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on March 10, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district
3/10/1982--Introduced.Amends the Clayton Act to authorize any individual liable for damages in an antitrust action to claim contribution from any other person jointly liable for such damages.Requires a claim for ... Read more >
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