Price Gouging Bill Passed House

Belanger, Mehgan
June 2007
Convenience Store News;6/18/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p14
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the new bill, Federal Price Gouging Protection Act, which has been passed on May 23, 2007 in the U.S. House of Representatives. It has been said that the act will prohibit retailers of convenience stores from charging high prices for fuel or from taking unfair advantage of consumers. According to the reports, the bill gives the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate and punish those who inflate the price of energy.


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