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Page 23 - Senate, (2) upon the condition that such official consult with the Attorney General and the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission not less than ten days before making any request or finding thereunder, and (3) upon the condition that such official obtain the approval of the Attorney General to any request thereunder before making the request.
Page 27 - It is declared to be unlawful for any stockyard owner, market agency, or dealer to engage in any unfair, unjustly discriminatory, or deceptive practices or devices in the conduct of his business.
Page 38 - Budget, it shall concurrently transmit copies thereof to the House Committee on Agriculture and the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry [Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry].
Page 27 - Under this title of the packers and stockyards act, the Secretary of Agriculture is vested with full authority to require the respondents to cease and desist from engaging in or using any unfair, unjustly discriminatory, or deceptive practice or device...
Page 29 - ... causes or is likely to cause substantial injury to consumers which is not reasonably avoidable by consumers themselves and not outweighed by countervailing benefits to consumers or to competition.
Page 29 - When the Administrative Law Judge decides that there has been a violation of the statute that warrants removal, he prepares a recommended decision for consideration by the Commission.
Page 5 - Torricelli, the Ranking Minority Member, of the Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts, Senate Committee on the Judiciary; Henry J.
Page 29 - Holloway was that Congress mandated that the FTC itself deploy its expertise to coordinate and implement a uniform and economically sensible regulatory program under the extremely broad proscription of section 5 that ''unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce, are declared unlawful.
Page 8 - Total 74 17 57 5 57 During this period, GIPSA also conducted various other examinations that were designed primarily to develop information about the cattle and hog markets, including how prices for animals are determined. Specifically, a major examination of cattle buying in Texas was completed in 1999; another involving the procurement of hogs in four states in the Western Cornbelt was completed in 1998. * Neither found violations of the Packers and Stockyards Act. TWO PRINCIPAL...