H.R. 948: NOPEC

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Date of Report

Fri January 31st, 2020

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To amend the Sherman Act to make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal.

Sponsor: Rep. Steve Chabot — R — OH

Seeks to prohibit foreign states from working collectively to limit the production, set the price, or otherwise restrain the trading of petroleum and natural gas when such actions affect U.S. markets. The bill would authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to enforce the prohibition by filing antitrust actions in federal courts. Under the bill, foreign states that restrain trade in petroleum and natural gas would not be immune from the judgment of U.S. courts under the doctrine of sovereign immunity.

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