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.
2/15/2013--Introduced.Halt Index Trading of Energy Commodities (HITEC) Act - Amends the Commodity Exchange Act to declare unlawful for: (1) a commodity index fund to engage in an energy commodity transaction ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5186 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 785”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr785>
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