New Cosponsor — Sep 15, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jason Altmire [D-PA4, 2007-2012]
The bill now has 41 cosponsors (40 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Apr 27, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2009
Length: 11 pages
To protect consumers from price-gouging of gasoline and other fuels, and for other purposes.
4/27/2009--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.
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1252 (110th).
Earlier Version — Failed in the House Under Suspension
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6346 (110th).
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. 2129”). 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 committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2129 — 111th Congress: Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2129
“H.R. 2129 — 111th Congress: Federal Price Gouging Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2129>
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