Summary: H.R.5686 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/08/2016)

Pink Tax Repeal Act

This bill prohibits the sale of substantially similar services or consumer products from the same manufacturer if they are priced differently based on the gender of the individuals to whom the products are marketed or intended or for whom the services are marketed, performed, or offered.

A difference in coloring among consumer products shall not be construed as a substantial difference.

Violations shall be treated as unfair or deceptive act or practice under the Federal Trade Commission Act.

The Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general are authorized to enforce against such violations.