[USC07] 42 USC 17301: Prohibition on market manipulation
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42 USC 17301: Prohibition on market manipulation Text contains those laws in effect on June 17, 2019
From Title 42-THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 152-ENERGY INDEPENDENCE AND SECURITYSUBCHAPTER VII-IMPROVED MANAGEMENT OF ENERGY POLICYPart B-Prohibitions on Market Manipulation and False Information

§17301. Prohibition on market manipulation

It is unlawful for any person, directly or indirectly, to use or employ, in connection with the purchase or sale of crude oil 1 gasoline or petroleum distillates at wholesale, any manipulative or deceptive device or contrivance, in contravention of such rules and regulations as the Federal Trade Commission may prescribe as necessary or appropriate in the public interest or for the protection of United States citizens.

( Pub. L. 110–140, title VIII, §811, Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1723 .)

Effective Date

Section effective on the date that is 1 day after Dec. 19, 2007, see section 1601 of Pub. L. 110–140, set out as a note under section 1824 of Title 2, The Congress.

1 So in original. A comma probably should appear.