H. R. 3406
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 14, 2011
Mr. Johnson of Georgia (for himself and Mr. Conyers) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To restore the rule that agreements between manufacturers and retailers, distributors, or wholesalers to set the price below which the manufacturer’s product or service may not be sold violates the Sherman Act.
This Act may be cited as the
Discount Pricing Consumer Protection
Act of 2011.
Prohibition on minimum resale price maintenance
Any agreement setting a price below which a product or service may not be sold by a retailer, wholesaler, or distributor shall violate section 1 of the Sherman Act (15 U.S.C. 1).
This Act shall take effect 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.