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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History

Jun 23, 2008
 
Introduced

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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.

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