H.R. 5794 (97th): A bill to amend the Clayton Act to establish a right of contribution with respect to damages in certain actions brought under such Act.


Mar 10, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 10, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert McClory

Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 10, 1982

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