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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Oil Consumer Justice Act of 1990

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To establish an oil price-gouging victims fund; and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

10/27/1990Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

11/20/1990Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic and Commercial Law.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
10/27/1990Referred to the House Committee on Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/27/1990Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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No cosponsors.

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary10/27/1990 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Economic and Commercial Law11/20/1990 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/27/1990)

Oil Consumer Justice Act of 1990 - Establishes in the Department of Justice the Oil Price-Gouging Victims Fund consisting of damages awarded to the United States under the Clayton Act for price fixing relating to crude or refined oil during the occupation of Kuwait by Iraq. Requires the Attorney General to annually distribute all the monies in the Fund to States for community-based programs, including police and fire departments and providers of emergency services.