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To establish an independent Consumer Protection Agency.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Reorganization, Research, and International Organizations.

To establish an independent Consumer Protection Agency.

Joint hearings before the Subcommittee on Reorganization, Research, and international Organizations of the Committee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Consumers of the Committee on Commerce, United States Senate, Ninety-third Congress, first session, on S. 707 and S. 1160.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Subcommittee on Reorganization, Research, and International Organizations.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States. Consumer Protection Agency.

  • Edition Notes

    Hearings held Mar. 21-June 28, 1973.

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Consumer Subcommittee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .G6588 1973a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 889 p.
    Number of Pages889
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5024986M
    LC Control Number73603433

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