2005 House Bill 4949

Impose gasoline price controls

Introduced in the House

June 16, 2005

Introduced by Rep. Tom Casperson (R-108)

To make it unlawful to sell gasoline above or below a certain price range determined by a formula established by the state, subject to civil fines of up to $10,000 per day. The bill is a response to complaints by gas station owners that large retail chain stores like Meijer and Wal-Mart are selling gasoline below cost.

Referred to the Committee on Transportation