Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 2.djvu/834

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108 STAT. 1550 PUBLIC LAW 103-297—AUG. 16, 1994 the penalties and entitled to the privileges and immunities provided in the Federal Trade Commission Act in the same manner, by the same means, and with the same jurisdiction, power, and duties as though all applicable terms and provisions of the Federal Trade Commission Act were incorporated into and made a part of this Act. (c) EFFECT ON OTHER LAWS. —Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to limit the authority of the Commission under any other provision of law. 15 USC 6106. SEC. 7. DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this Act: (1) The term "attorney general" means the chief legal officer of a State. (2) The term "Commission" means the Federal Trade Commission. (3) The term "State" means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, and any territory or possession of the United States. (4) The term "telemarketing" means a plan, program, or campaign which is conducted to induce purchases of goods or services by use of one or more telephones and which involves more than one interstate telephone call. The term does not include the solicitation of sales through the mailing of a catalog which— (A) contains a written description, or illustration of , the goods or services offered for sale, (B) includes the business address of the seller, (C) includes multiple pages of written material or illustrations, and (D) has been issued not less frequently than once a year, where the person making the solicitation does not solicit customers by telephone but only receives calls initiated by customers in response to the catalog and during those calls takes orders only without further solicitation. SEC. 8. FALSE ADVERTISEMENTS CONCERNING SERVICES. Section 12(a) of the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 52(a)) is amended by inserting "services," immediately after "devices," each place it appears. 15 USC 6107. SEC. 9. ENFORCEMENT OF ORDERS. (a) GENERAL AUTHORITY.— Subject to subsections (b) and (c), the Federal Trade Commission may bring a criminal contempt action for violations of orders of the Commission obtained in cases brought under section 13(b) of the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 53(b)). (b) APPOINTMENT. —An action authorized by subsection (a) may be brought by the Federal Trade Commission only after, and pursuant to, the appointment by the Attorney General of an attorney employed by the Commission, as a special assistant United States Attorney. (c) REQUEST FOR APPOINTMENT.— (1) APPOINTMENT UPON REQUEST OR MOTION.—^A special assistant United States Attorney may be appointed under subsection (b) upon the request of the Federal Trade Commission