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Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 18, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wisconsin
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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010
Length: 6 pages
A bill to restore the rule that agreements between manufacturers and retailers, distributors, or wholesalers to set the minimum price below which the manufacturer's product or service cannot be sold violates the Sherman Act.
7/21/2010--Reported to Senate without amendment.Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act - Amends the Sherman Act to declare that any contract, combination, conspiracy, or agreement setting a minimum price below which a ... Read more >
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Last Action: Oct 30, 2007
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Last Action: Nov 3, 2011
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