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H.R. 1252 (110th): Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act

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To protect consumers from price-gouging of gasoline and other fuels, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Bart Stupak

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 24, 2007
Length: 11 pages
Feb 28, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


125 Cosponsors (122 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

See Instead

H.R. 6346 (same title)
Failed Under Suspension — Jun 24, 2008


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President George Bush [R, 2001-2009]: H.R. 1252 - Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act of 2007 (May 23, 2007)

What legislators are saying

Larson votes to crack down on price gouging
    — Rep. John Larson [D-CT1] (Co-sponsor) on May 23, 2007

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

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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.

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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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