S. 3577 (110th): Prevent Excessive Speculation Act


Sep 25, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 25, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carl Levin

Senator from Michigan



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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2008
Length: 39 pages

About the bill

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 25, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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