Bill Text — Dec 20, 2012
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Dec 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on December 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2012
Length: 9 pages
To amend the citizen suit provisions in several statutes to impose an additional award to prevailing plaintiffs.
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 >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6697 — 112th Congress: Consumer Bounty Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6697
“H.R. 6697 — 112th Congress: Consumer Bounty Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6697>
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