Calif. Bill Proposes Office To Probe Fuel Price-Fixing

Law360, San Diego (April 15, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT) -- After a spike in gas prices led some California drivers to pay more than $5 per gallon last year, a state senator said Monday he had introduced a bill that would set up a new office at the California Energy Commission to investigate allegations of fuel price manipulation.

State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, said his bill seeks to create the Office of Fuel Price Investigation and Manipulation Prevention at the CEC to develop standards against fuel price manipulation, investigate alleged illegal conduct and issue recommendations...
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