HR 964

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 964

To protect consumers from price-gouging of gasoline and other fuels, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 9, 2011

Mr. BISHOP of New York (for himself, Mr. MCNERNEY, Mr. WALZ of Minnesota, Mr. MCINTYRE, Mr. BRALEY of Iowa, Mr. YARMUTH, and Mr. CHANDLER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To protect consumers from price-gouging of gasoline and other fuels, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. UNCONSCIONABLE PRICING OF GASOLINE AND OTHER PETROLEUM DISTILLATES DURING EMERGENCIES.

SEC. 3. ENFORCEMENT BY THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION.

SEC. 4. CRIMINAL PENALTIES.

SEC. 5. ENFORCEMENT AT RETAIL LEVEL BY STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL.

SEC. 6. EFFECT ON OTHER LAWS.

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