H.R. 4457 (112th): To require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to take certain actions to reduce excessive speculation in energy markets.

Introduced:

Apr 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Maurice Hinchey

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2012
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
4/19/2012--Introduced.Instructs the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to use its authority (including emergency powers) to:(1) to curb immediately the role of excessive speculation in any contract market within its jurisdiction ... Read more >
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History

Introduced
Apr 19, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
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