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15 U.S. Code § 69 - Definitions

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As used in this subchapter—
The term “person” means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, business trust, or any organized group of any of the foregoing.
The term “fur” means any animal skin or part thereof with hair, fleece, or fur fibers attached thereto, either in its raw or processed state, but shall not include such skins as are to be converted into leather or which in processing shall have the hair, fleece, or fur fiber completely removed.
The term “used fur” means fur in any form which has been worn or used by an ultimate consumer.
The term “fur product” means any article of wearing apparel made in whole or in part of fur or used fur.
The term “waste fur” means the ears, throats, or scrap pieces which have been severed from the animal pelt, and shall include mats or plates made therefrom.
The term “invoice” means a written account, memorandum, list, or catalog, which is issued in connection with any commercial dealing in fur products or furs, and describes the particulars of any fur products or furs, transported or delivered to a purchaser, consignee, factor, bailee, correspondent, or agent, or any other person who is engaged in dealing commercially in fur products or furs.
The term “Commission” means the Federal Trade Commission.
The term “Federal Trade Commission Act” means the Act entitled “An Act to create a Federal Trade Commission, to define its powers and duties, and for other purposes”, approved September 26, 1914, as amended [15 U.S.C. 41 et seq.].
The term “Fur Products Name Guide” means the register issued by the Commission pursuant to section 69e of this title.
The term “commerce” means commerce between any State, Territory, or possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and any place outside thereof; or between points within the same State, Territory, or possession, or the District of Columbia, but through any place outside thereof; or within any Territory or possession or the District of Columbia.
The term “United States” means the several States, the District of Columbia, and the Territories and possessions of the United States.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

The act approved September 26, 1914, referred to in subsec. (h), is act Sept. 26, 1914, ch. 311, 38 Stat. 717, known as the Federal Trade Commission Act, which is classified generally to subchapter I (§ 41 et seq.) of this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 58 of this title and Tables.


2010—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 111–313 struck out “; except that such term shall not include such articles (other than any dog or cat fur product to which section 1308 of title 19 applies) as the Commission shall exempt by reason of the relatively small quantity or value of the fur or used fur contained therein” after “used fur”.

2000—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 106–476 inserted “(other than any dog or cat fur product to which section 1308 of title 19 applies)” after “shall not include such articles”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Pub. L. 111–313, § 2(b), Dec. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 3326, provided that:

“The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on the date that is 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 18, 2010].”
Effective Date

Act Aug. 8, 1951, ch. 298, § 14, 65 Stat. 181, provided that:

“This Act [this subchapter], except section 7 [section 69e of this title], shall take effect one year after the date of its enactment [Aug. 8, 1951].”
Short Title of 2010 Amendment

Pub. L. 111–313, § 1, Dec. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 3326, provided that:

“This Act [amending this section and section 69a of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under this section] may be cited as the ‘Truth in Fur Labeling Act of 2010’.”
Short Title

Act Aug. 8, 1951, ch. 298, § 1, 65 Stat. 175, provided:

“That this Act [this subchapter] may be cited as the ‘Fur Products Labeling Act’ ”.

Act Aug. 8, 1951, ch. 298, § 13, 65 Stat. 181, provided that:

“If any provision of this Act [this subchapter] or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the Act [this subchapter] and the application of such provision to any other person or circumstance shall not be affected thereby.”
Executive Documents
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of functions of Federal Trade Commission, with certain exceptions, to Chairman of such Commission, see Reorg. Plan No. 8 of 1950, § 1, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3175, 64 Stat. 1264, set out under section 41 of this title.