S. 3268 (110th): Stop Excessive Energy Speculation Act of 2008

Introduced:

Jul 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 16, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Harry Reid
Senator from Nevada
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2008
Length: 44 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act, to prevent excessive price speculation with respect to energy commodities, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3577 (Related)
Prevent Excessive Speculation Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 25, 2008

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 3268” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jul 15, 2008
Reported by Committee
Jul 16, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
Votes
Jul 22, 2008 11:28 a.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to 94/0
Jul 25, 2008 9:18 a.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 50/43

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