H.R. 16766 (93rd): A bill to prohibit any increase in the price of certain consumer commodities by any retailer once a price is placed on any such commodity by such retailer, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Sep 19, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 19, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Samuel Stratton
Representative for New York's 28th congressional district
Democrat

See Instead:

H.R. 17384 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 15, 1974

H.R. 17377 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 15, 1974

H.R. 17068 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 3, 1974

H.R. 17067 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 3, 1974

H.R. 17051 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 3, 1974

H.R. 16939 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 30, 1974

H.R. 16929 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 30, 1974

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
9/19/1974--Introduced.Prohibits any increase in the price of consumer commodities by any retailer once a price is placed on any such commodity by such retailer. Imposes civil penalties under the Federal ...

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Related Bills

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H.R. 17384 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 15, 1974

H.R. 17377 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 15, 1974

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Introduced
Sep 19, 1974

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