H.R. 6346 (110th): Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act


Jun 23, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on June 24, 2008.


Bart Stupak

Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2008
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

6/23/2008--Introduced.Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act - Makes it unlawful, during a period proclaimed by the President as an energy emergency, to sell gasoline or any other petroleum distillate at a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 23, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 2008
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6346”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 24, 2008 6:16 p.m.
Failed 276/146

Related Bills

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H.R. 2129 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2009

H.R. 1252 (Related)
Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act

Passed House
Last Action: May 23, 2007

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