H.R. 9140 (93rd): Petroleum Marketing Divorcement Act


Jun 29, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 29, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Silvio Conte

Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to divorce the businesses of production, refining, and transporting of petroleum products from that of marketing petroleum products.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/1973--Introduced.Petroleum Marketing Divorcement Act - States that it shall be unlawful for any person directly or indirectly to be engaged in commerce in the marketing of refined petroleum products while ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 29, 1973

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 9140”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 310 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 14, 1975

H.R. 10099 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 6, 1973

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