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- Full Title
A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prevent excessive price speculation with respect to energy and agricultural commodities, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
9/25/2008--Introduced.Prevent Excessive Speculation Act - Amends the Commodity Exchange Act to extend its coverage to specified energy commodities, including: (1) crude oil; (2) natural gas; (3) coal; (4) gasoline, heating ...
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Sep 25, 2008
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Feb 13, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 447 (111th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3577”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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S. 447 (111th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2009
Stop Excessive Energy Speculation Act of 2008
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 16, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3577 — 110th Congress: Prevent Excessive Speculation Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3577
“S. 3577 — 110th Congress: Prevent Excessive Speculation Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3577>
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