H.R. 6697 (112th): Consumer Bounty Act


Dec 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dennis Kucinich

Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the citizen suit provisions in several statutes to impose an additional award to prevailing plaintiffs.

Summary (CRS)

Consumer Bounty Act - Directs courts to require defendants to pay a minimum of $10,000 to prevailing plaintiffs in civil actions brought under specified citizen suit provisions of:(1) the Toxic ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 20, 2012

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. 6697”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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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