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


Jul 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

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


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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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.

Summary (CRS)

7/15/2008--Introduced.Stop Excessive Energy Speculation Act of 2008 - Amends the Commodity Exchange Act to extend its coverage to energy commodities such as petroleum products and natural gas.Prohibits the Commodity Futures ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 15, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 16, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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


17 cosponsors (17D) (show)
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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