H.R.5777 - An Act to require that reproductions and imitations of coins and political items be marked as copies or with the date of manufacture.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Eckhardt, Bob [D-TX-8] (Introduced 03/19/1973)|
|Committees:||House - Interstate and Foreign Commerce | Senate - Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 93-159|
|Latest Action:||11/29/1973 Public law 93-167. (PDF) (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 2 roll call votes|
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Summary: H.R.5777 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 93-167 (11/29/1973)
Hobby Protection Act - Makes it unlawful to manufacture in the United States, import into the United States, or introduce or distribute in commerce: (1) any imitation political item which is not plainly and permanently marked with the calendar year in which such item was manufactured, and/or (2) any imitation numismatic item which is not plainly and permanently marked "copy".
Directs the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe rules for the required markings.
Permits any person to commence a civil action for injunctive relief and damages in any United States district court for a district in which the defendant resides or has an agent.