Oklahoma AG says Emergency Price Stabilization Act in effect

 

April 30, 2017



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says the state's Emergency Price Stabilization Act is in effect in all 77 counties after severe storms prompted Gov. Mary Fallin's to issue a statewide emergency declaration.

Hunter said Monday the price-gouging statute prohibits increases of more than 10 percent for the price of goods and services following an emergency declaration. It also allows the attorney general to file charges against those engaged in price gouging.

The act will remain in effect for 30 days after the governor's declaration has expired. The act is in effect...



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