Summary: H.R.5949 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (04/28/1980)

(Measure passed House, amended)

Amends the Antitrust Civil Process Act to authorize the Department of Justice to retain agents in connection with the enforcement of antitrust laws. Authorizes such agents to use documentary material, answers to interrogatories, or transcripts of oral testimony in the custody of the Antitrust Division of such Department in connection with the taking of oral testimony. Subjects such agents to criminal penalties for the unauthorized disclosure of specified confidential information.