S. 148 (111th): Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Herbert “Herb” Kohl

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 6, 2009

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Mar 18, 2010
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 148”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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S. 2261 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 30, 2007

S. 75 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 3, 2011

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