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A bill to protect the welfare of consumers by prohibiting price gouging with respect to gasoline and petroleum distillates during natural disasters and abnormal market disruptions, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
5/2/2007--Introduced.Petroleum Consumer Price Gouging Protection Act - Declares it unlawful for a supplier to sell crude oil, gasoline, or petroleum distillates at an unconscionably excessive price in an area the ...
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May 2, 2007
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1263”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
24 cosponsors (22D, 2R)
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Ten-in-Ten Fuel Economy Act
Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1263 — 110th Congress: Petroleum Consumer Price Gouging Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1263
“S. 1263 — 110th Congress: Petroleum Consumer Price Gouging Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1263>
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