H.R. 2003 (112th): Taxing Speculators out of the Oil Market Act


May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter DeFazio

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on transactions in oil futures, options, and swaps, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/26/2011--Introduced.Taxing Speculators out of the Oil Market Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) impose an 0.01% excise tax on transactions in oil futures, options, and swaps, to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 26, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2003”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (9D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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