H.R. 6000 (110th): Gas Price Spike Act of 2008


May 8, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 8, 2008
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a windfall profit tax on oil and natural gas (and products thereof) and to allow an income tax credit for purchases of fuel-efficient passenger vehicles, and to allow grants for mass transit.

Summary (CRS)

5/8/2008--Introduced.Gas Price Spike Act of 2008 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose a windfall profit tax on crude oil, natural gas, or products of crude oil or natural ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 8, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6000”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


66 cosponsors (66D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2070 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 4, 2005

H.R. 3784 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2012

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