New Cosponsor — Mar 12, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Charles “Charlie” Rangel [D-NY13]
The bill now has 21 cosponsors (21 Democrats).
Feb 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2013
Length: 6 pages
To prevent excessive speculation in energy commodities, and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 785 — 113th Congress: Halt Index Trading of Energy Commodities (HITEC) Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr785
“H.R. 785 — 113th Congress: Halt Index Trading of Energy Commodities (HITEC) Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. September 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr785>
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