The costs and benefits of the proposed Commission action shall be evaluated in light of-
This subsection does not apply to the following actions of the Commission:
The Commission shall take into consideration the public interest to be protected by the antitrust laws and endeavor to take the least anticompetitive means of achieving the objectives of this chapter, as well as the policies and purposes of this chapter, in issuing any order or adopting any Commission rule or regulation (including any exemption under section or of this title), or in requiring or approving any bylaw, rule, or regulation of a contract market or registered futures association established pursuant to section of this title.
7 U.S.C. § 19
Sept. 21, 1922, ch. 369, §15, as added Pub. L. 93-463, title I, §107, Oct. 23, 1974, 88 Stat. 1395; amended Pub. L. 102-546, title V, §502(b), Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3631; Pub. L. 106-554, §1(a)(5) [title I, §119], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A-403.
AMENDMENTS 2000-Pub. L. 106-554 inserted section catchline, added subsec. (a), designated existing provisions as subsec. (b), and inserted subsec. (b) heading. 1992-Pub. L. 102-546 substituted "regulation (including any exemption under sectionor of this title)" for "regulation".
EFFECTIVE DATEFor effective date of section, see section 418 of Pub. L. 93-463, set out as an Effective Date of 1974 Amendment note under sectionof this title.
- The term "Commission" means the Commodity Futures Trading Commission established under section 2(a)(2) of this title.