To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to bring greater transparency and accountability to commodity markets, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2009
Length: 46 pages
Feb 11, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 11, 2009
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Feb 12, 2009
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H.R. 977 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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