S.148 - Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act

A bill to restore the rule that agreements between manufacturers and retailers, distributors, or wholesalers to set the minimum price below which the manufacturer's product or service cannot be sold violates the Sherman Act. view all titles (4)

All Bill Titles

  • Popular: Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to restore the rule that agreements between manufacturers and retailers, distributors, or wholesalers to set the minimum price below which the manufacturer's product or service cannot be sold violates the Sherman Act. as introduced.
  • Short: Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act as introduced.
  • Short: Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act as reported to senate.

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Official Summary

Discount Pricing Consumer Protection Act - Amends the Sherman Act to declare that any contract, combination, conspiracy, or agreement setting a minimum price below which a product or service cannot be sold by a retailer, wholesaler, or distributor violates the Act.

Organizations Supporting S.148

  • Stop Price Fixing
  • Organization for Competitive Markets
  • National Association of Attorneys General

Organizations Opposing S.148

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