Indiana Code Title 4. State Offices and Administration § 4-6-9.1-2

Sec. 2 . For purposes of this chapter, “price gouging” means charging a consumer an unconscionable amount for the sale of fuel.  Price gouging occurs if:

(1) the amount charged grossly exceeds the average price at which fuel was readily obtainable within the retailer's trade area during the seven (7) days immediately before the declaration of emergency;  and

(2) the increase in the amount charged is not attributable to cost factors to the retailer, including replacement costs, taxes, and transportation costs incurred by the retailer.


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