H.R. 3739 (99th): A bill to protect consumers and franchised automobile dealers from unfair price discrimination in the sale by the manufacturer of new motor vehicles, and for other purposes.


Nov 12, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 12, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gene Taylor

Representative for Missouri's 7th congressional district


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Prohibits an automobile or truck manufacturer from selling or leasing, or offering to sell or lease, any new automobile or truck in interstate commerce to any person (including an automobile ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 12, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3739”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (13D, 11R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5305 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 1984

S. 1849 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 13, 1985

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: