Consumer protection act of 1970 report (to accompany H.R. 18214) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

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Series91st Congress, 2d session. House of Representatives. Report no. 91-1361
LC ClassificationsKF32 .G6 1970e
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Pagination61 p.
Number of Pages61
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Open LibraryOL5275963M
LC Control Number71608667

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