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H.R. 12950 (94th): Petroleum Marketing Practices Act

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A bill to provide for the protection of franchised distributors and retailers of motor fuel; to prevent deterioration of competition in gasoline retailing; and to encourage conservation by requiring that information regarding the octane rating of automotive gasoline be disclosed to consumers.

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Apr 1, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 1, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Dingell

Representative for Michigan's 16th congressional district




Apr 1, 1976

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H.R. 12950 (94th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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