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

Introduced:

Jun 23, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Bart Stupak
Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6346” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jun 23, 2008
Failed in the House Under Suspension
Jun 24, 2008
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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

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

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