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Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Michigan
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2009
Length: 24 pages
A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prevent excessive price speculation with respect to energy and agricultural commodities, and for other purposes.
2/13/2009--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 >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3577 (110th).
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