Summary: H.R.5097 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/28/2016)

Start Taking Action on Lingering Liabilities Act or the STALL Act

This bill amends the Federal Trade Commission Act to require certain Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigations involving civil investigative demands to terminate six months after the FTC sends a verifiable written communication to notify the subject of the investigation. The bill also provides an exception that allows such an investigation to continue beyond that six-month period if, before the period expires, the FTC: (1) sends an additional verifiable written communication, or (2) votes to extend the investigation.