House Passes Democrats' Price-Gouging Bill
The Federal Price Gouging Protection Act (H.R. 1252) establishes civil and criminal penalties, including fines that could reach $150 million and treble damages, to companies that sell gas or other petroleum products at “unconscionably excessive” prices during an energy emergency.
Executives found responsible for gouging could face up to ten years' imprisonment....
To view the full article, register now.