New Cosponsor — Jul 12, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller [D-WV, 1985-2014]
The bill now has 8 cosponsors (8 Democrats).
Jun 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2011
Length: 11 pages
A bill 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.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1200 — 112th Congress: End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1200
“S. 1200 — 112th Congress: End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. September 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1200>
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