Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 592

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Background

Title

Description: Motor Fuel Marketing Practices Act; enact.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

101/27/00(H)Referred To Agriculture
203/07/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredYes

House Committee:

Principal Author: Holland

Title: AN ACT TO CREATE THE "MOTOR FUEL MARKETING PRACTICES ACT"; TO PROHIBIT THE SALE BY A REFINER OF MOTOR FUEL AT A RETAIL OUTLET AT A PRICE WHICH IS BELOW REFINER COST, WHERE THE EFFECT IS TO INJURE COMPETITION; TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF MOTOR FUEL AT A PRICE WHICH IS BELOW NONREFINER COST, WHERE THE EFFECT IS TO INJURE COMPETITION; TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OF MOTOR FUEL BY A REFINER AT A RETAIL OUTLET AT A PRICE THAT IS BELOW THE PRICE CHARGED BY THAT REFINER TO ANY WHOLESALER OR DEALER TO THE EXTENT THAT THE WHOLESALER OR DEALER RESELLS IN THE RELEVANT GEOGRAPHIC MARKET WHERE THE REFINER'S RETAIL PRICE IS IN EFFECT; TO PROHIBIT THE SALE FOR RESALE OF MOTOR FUEL AT A PRICE LOWER THAN THE PRICE AT WHICH THE SELLER SELLS MOTOR FUEL TO ANOTHER PERSON WITHIN THE SAME RELEVANT GEOGRAPHIC MARKET AS THE PURCHASER, WHERE THE EFFECT IS TO INJURE COMPETITION; TO PROHIBIT THE RECEIPT FOR RESALE OF MOTOR FUEL AT A PRICE LOWER THAN THE PRICE AT WHICH THE SELLER FROM WHICH THE MOTOR FUEL IS PURCHASED OR RECEIVED CONTEMPORANEOUSLY SELLS MOTOR FUEL TO ANOTHER PERSON WITHIN THE SAME RELEVANT GEOGRAPHIC AREA, WHERE THE EFFECT IS TO INJURE COMPETITION; TO PROHIBIT REFINERS FROM SELLING MOTOR FUEL TO A WHOLESALER AT A PRICE WHICH IS HIGHER THAN THE NET PRICE AT WHICH THE REFINER CONTEMPORANEOUSLY SELLS MOTOR FUEL TO A DEALER IN COMPETITION WITH ANY RETAIL OUTLET SUPPLIED BY THE WHOLESALER, WHERE THE EFFECT IS TO INJURE COMPETITION; TO MAKE CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS TO SUCH PROHIBITIONS; TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN DISCRIMINATORY ALLOCATIONS OF MOTOR FUEL; TO MAKE CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT; TO GIVE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CERTAIN AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS REGARDING VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT AND SEEK CERTAIN CIVIL PENALTIES AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT; TO GIVE PERSONS INJURED AS A RESULT OF VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT THE RIGHT TO BRING ACTIONS TO ENJOIN SUCH VIOLATIONS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:24.



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