HI HB557 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB557


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-27 - Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2
Pending: House Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Makes the sale of gasoline for an unconscionably excessive price during periods of abnormal disruption of the market an unfair trade practice. Increases penalties for violations of the law regulating unfair trade practices by the petroleum industry. Authorizes the courts to order all or a portion of any civil penalty imposed to be deposited into the energy security special fund.

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Relating To Gasoline Price Gouging.



2023-01-27HouseReferred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2
2023-01-23HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2023-01-20HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

HB557 (Carry Over) 2023-01-27 - Referred to JHA, FIN, referral sheet 2


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