S. 1200 (112th): End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011

Introduced:

Jun 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Senator from Vermont
Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2011
Length: 11 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2328 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 23, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

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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H.R. 2328 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 23, 2011

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History

Introduced
Jun 15, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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