House Bill 5502
117th Congress(2021-2022)
To require online marketplaces to verify certain information regarding high-volume third party sellers of consumer products on such online marketplaces and to disclose to consumers certain contact and other information regarding such high-volume third party sellers.
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Passed House on Nov 17, 2022
Overview
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Introduced
Oct 5, 2021
Latest Action
Nov 17, 2022
Origin Chamber
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Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
5502
Congress
117
Policy Area
Commerce
Commerce
Primary focus of measure is business investment, development, regulation; small business; consumer affairs; competition and restrictive trade practices; manufacturing, distribution, retail; marketing; intellectual property. Measures concerning international competitiveness and restrictions on imports and exports may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
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House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
November 17, 2022
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 2 of H. Res. 1464, and the motion offered by Mr. Carter (LA), the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4275, as amended; H.R. 5502, as amended; H.R. 5721, as amended; H.R. 6290, as amended; H.R. 7277, as amended; H.R. 7299, as amended; and H.R. 8416, as amended.
Summary

This bill requires online marketplaces (e.g., Amazon) to collect and verify certain contact and financial information from third-party sellers whose transactions and related revenues exceed specified thresholds.

Subject to certain exceptions, online marketplaces must clearly and conspicuously disclose the contact information of certain high-volume third-party sellers to consumers and must also provide consumers with methods to report suspicious activity on the marketplace.

The bill provides the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general with the authority to enforce these requirements.

Text (4)
November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022
November 14, 2022
October 5, 2021
Actions (16)
11/17/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
11/17/2022
Pursuant to section 2 of H. Res. 1464, and the motion offered by Mr. Carter (LA), the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4275, as amended; H.R. 5502, as amended; H.R. 5721, as amended; H.R. 6290, as amended; H.R. 7277, as amended; H.R. 7299, as amended; and H.R. 8416, as amended. (consideration: CR H8566-8574; text: CR H8567-8568)
11/17/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 2 of H. Res. 1464, and the motion offered by Mr. Carter (LA), the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4275, as amended; H.R. 5502, as amended; H.R. 5721, as amended; H.R. 6290, as amended; H.R. 7277, as amended; H.R. 7299, as amended; and H.R. 8416, as amended.
11/17/2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1464, proceedings on H.R. 5502 are considered vacated.
11/14/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
11/14/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5502.
11/14/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8477-8480; text: CR H8477-8478)
11/14/2022
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
11/14/2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 399.
11/14/2022
Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 117-555.
11/17/2021
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
11/17/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
11/16/2021
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Discharged.
10/06/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
10/05/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
10/05/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Oct 6, 2021 7:12:11 AM
Record Updated
Nov 22, 2022 2:41:25 AM