H.R. 2328 (112th): End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011


Jun 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maurice Hinchey

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2011
Length: 11 pages

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Full Title

To require the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to impose unilaterally position limits and margin requirements to eliminate excessive oil speculation, and to take other actions to ensure that the price of crude oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, and heating oil accurately reflects the fundamentals of supply and demand, to remain in effect until the date on which the Commission establishes position limits to diminish, eliminate, or prevent excessive speculation as required by title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/23/2011--Introduced.End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011 - Directs the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to establish speculative position limits:(1) in any registered trading entity on ... Read more >

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Jun 23, 2011

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S. 1200 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2011

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