To protect consumers from price-gouging of consumer fuels, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 19, 2022
Length: 26 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 19, 2022 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
16 Cosponsors (16 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS- May 20, 2022”
— Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] (Co-sponsor) on May 23, 2022
“Latta Calls on Biden Administration to Reverse Course and Unleash North American Energy Production”
— Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] on May 19, 2022
“Burgess: Socialist Gas Price Controls Will Repeat History”
— Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] on May 19, 2022
H.R. 7688 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7688. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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