15 U.S. Code § 58 - Short title

This subchapter may be cited as the “Federal Trade Commission Act”.

(Sept. 26, 1914, ch. 311, § 28, formerly § 18, as added Mar. 21, 1938, ch. 49, § 4, 52 Stat. 114; renumbered § 21, Pub. L. 93–637, title II, § 202(a), Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2193; renumbered § 25, Pub. L. 96–252, § 13, May 28, 1980, 94 Stat. 380; renumbered § 26, Pub. L. 103–312, § 2, Aug. 26, 1994, 108 Stat. 1691; renumbered § 28, Pub. L. 109–455, § 11(1), Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3381.)
Amendment of Section

For repeal of amendment renumbering this section by section 13 of Pub. L. 109–455, see Termination Date of 2006 Amendment note below.

Termination Date of 2006 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 109–455 repealed effective Sept. 30, 2027, and provisions amended by Pub. L. 109–455 to be amended to read as if Pub. L. 109–455 had not been enacted, see section 13 of Pub. L. 109–455, as amended, set out as a note under section 44 of this title.

Short Title of 2018 Amendment

Pub. L. 115–271, title VIII, § 8021, Oct. 24, 2018, 132 Stat. 4082, provided that:

“This subtitle [subtitle B (§§ 8021–8023) of title VIII of Pub. L. 115–271, enacting section 45d of this title and provisions set out as a note under section 45d of this title] may be cited as the ‘Opioid Addiction Recovery Fraud Prevention Act of 2018’.”
Short Title of 2016 Amendment

Pub. L. 114–274, § 1, Dec. 14, 2016, 130 Stat. 1401, provided that:

“This Act [enacting section 45c of this title and provisions set out as a note under section 45c of this title] may be cited as the ‘Better Online Ticket Sales Act of 2016’ or the ‘BOTS Act of 2016’.”

Pub. L. 114–258, § 1, Dec. 14, 2016, 130 Stat. 1355, provided that:

“This Act [enacting section 45b of this title] may be cited as the ‘Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016’.”
Short Title of 2006 Amendment

Pub. L. 109–455, § 1, Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3372, provided that:

“This Act [enacting sections 57b–2a, 57b–2b, 57c–1, and 57c–2 of this title, amending this section, sections 44, 45, 46, 56, and 57b–2 of this title, and section 3412 of Title 12, Banks and Banking, and enacting provisions set out as notes under section 44 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006’ or the ‘U.S. SAFE WEB Act of 2006’.”

[Section 1 of Pub. L. 109–455, set out above, repealed effective Sept. 30, 2027, see section 13 of Pub. L. 109–455, as amended, set out as a Termination Date of 2006 Amendment note under section 44 of this title.]

Short Title of 1996 Amendment

Pub. L. 104–216, § 1, Oct. 1, 1996, 110 Stat. 3019, provided that:

“This Act [amending section 57c of this title] may be cited as the ‘Federal Trade Commission Reauthorization Act of 1996’.”
Short Title of 1994 Amendment

Pub. L. 103–312, § 1(a), Aug. 26, 1994, 108 Stat. 1691, provided that:

“This Act [enacting section 57b–5 of this title, amending this section and sections 45, 53, 57a, 57b–1, 57b–2, and 57c of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 45 and 57c of this title] may be cited as the ‘Federal Trade Commission Act Amendments of 1994’.”
Short Title of 1980 Amendment

Pub. L. 96–252, § 1, May 28, 1980, 94 Stat. 374, provided that “This Act [enacting sections 57a–1 and 57b–1 to 57b–4 of this title, amending this section and sections 45, 46, 50, 57a, and 57c of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 45, 46, 57a, 57a–1, and 57c of this title] may be cited as the ‘Federal Trade Commission Improvements Act of 1980’.”

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