92nd General Assembly
Status of HB5929
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   New Act                                                                     

        Creates the Motor Fuel Fair Marketing  Practices  Act.  Prohibits      
   price  gouging  on  the  retail  sale of motor fuel in response to the      
   occurrence of a disaster. Provides that a  violation  of  the  federal      
   Robinson-Patman  Act  with  respect  to  the retail sale of motor fuel      
   constitutes a violation  of  this  Act.   Prohibits  the  practice  of      
   selling  motor  fuel  at  retail prices that are below cost, where the      
   effect is to injure or lessen competition. Provides for  investigation      
   and  enforcement by the Attorney General. Provides for civil penalties      
   for violations. Effective immediately.                                      
   FEB-08-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-08-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-08-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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