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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 15, 2008
 
Introduced

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Jul 16, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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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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