To protect consumers from price-gouging of gasoline and other fuels, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 24, 2007
Length: 11 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 23, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.
Failed Under Suspension — Jun 24, 2008
What legislators are saying
“Welch supports, House passes bill cracking down on gas price gouging”
— Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 26, 2008
“Yarmuth Supporting Two Bills This Week to Regulate Gas Prices”
— Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY3] (Co-sponsor) on May 22, 2007
Feb 28, 2007
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May 23, 2007
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Apr 27, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2129 (111th).
H.R. 1252 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1252. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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