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A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prevent excessive price speculation with respect to energy and agricultural commodities, and for other purposes.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 25, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 447 — 111th Congress: Prevent Excessive Speculation Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s447
“S. 447 — 111th Congress: Prevent Excessive Speculation Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 23, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s447>
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