S.2599 - Truth in Hotel Advertising Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO] (Introduced 02/25/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/25/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2599 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/25/2016)
Truth in Hotel Advertising Act of 2016
This bill prohibits certain entities that are subject to the enforcement authority of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) from advertising a rate for a hotel room that does not include all required fees other than taxes and fees imposed by a government.
Violations are to be treated as unfair or deceptive acts or practices under the Federal Trade Commission Act.
The bill sets forth authority for the FTC and states to enforce against such violations.