S. 1225 (111th): Energy Market Manipulation Prevention Act


Jun 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2009
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to take certain actions to prevent the manipulation of energy markets, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/10/2009--Introduced.Energy Market Manipulation Prevention Act - Directs the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to eliminate excessive speculation in energy contract markets, unwarranted energy price fluctuations, or other unlawful activities that ... Read more >

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Jun 10, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1225”). 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)
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H.R. 2869 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2009

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