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S. 1200 - End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011

Finance and financial sector. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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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… More
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. (by CRS) Hide
 
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End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011

S. 1200 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
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. (by CRS)
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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.
Other Titles
  • End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011
Sponsor
Bernard Sanders
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Commodities markets
  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Energy prices
  • Lighting and heating
  • Motor fuels
  • Oil and gas
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Major Actions
Introduced6/15/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/15/2011
6/15/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
6/15/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
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End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011

22 organizations supported this bill

ActionAid USA
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
American Agriculture Movement
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 3, 2012, from NEFI.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 3, 2012, from NEFI.
Americans for Financial Reform
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
California Black Farmers & Agriculturalists Association
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
Common Dreams
Weissman, Robert (2011, June 15). End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Statement by Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen. Retrieved October 3, 2012, from .
Consumer Federation of America
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
Consumer Watchdog
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
Gasoline and Automotive Service Dealers of America
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
Main Street Alliance
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
nafa fleet management association
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
National Farmers Union
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
national latino farmers and ranchers trade association
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
New England Fuel Institute
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 3, 2012, from NEFI.
New Rules for Global Finance
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
Oilheat Manufacturers Association
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
Organization for Competitive Markets
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
Progressive Democrats of Colorado
Obduskey, Dennis (2011, September 1). Urge Senators Udall and Bennet to join Sanders on Oil Speculation Bill. Retrieved October 3, 2012, from .
Public Citizen
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.
R-calf Usa
undersigned organizations (2011, June 15). Coalition to Support the End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act. Retrieved October 18, 2012, from NEFI.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$7,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$88,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$56,650$0
John BarrassoRWY$189,750$0
Max BaucusDMT$243,889$0
Mark BegichDAK$239,309$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$243,881$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,300$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$45,300$0
Roy BluntRMO$321,421$0
John BoozmanRAR$73,014$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$452,381$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$200,900$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$478,182$0
Richard BurrRNC$109,626$0
Maria CantwellDWA$42,937$0
Ben CardinDMD$89,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$49,770$0
Bob CaseyDPA$164,613$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$213,483$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$47,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$35,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$56,897$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$62,750$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$21,200$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$87,490$0
Bob CorkerRTN$175,600$0
John CornynRTX$545,480$0
Mike CrapoRID$64,100$0
Jim DeMintRSC$42,200$0
Dick DurbinDIL$153,586$0
Mike EnziRWY$61,165$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$90,628$0
Al FrankenDMN$460,481$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$466,450$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$51,054$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$79,380$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$278,171$0
Tom HarkinDIA$165,865$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$87,350$0
Dean HellerRNV$126,370$0
John HoevenRND$69,039$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$71,250$0
Jim InhofeROK$199,848$0
Dan InouyeDHI$64,450$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$69,450$0
Mike JohannsRNE$135,485$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$56,400$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$135,158$0
John F. KerryDMA$73,174$0
Mark KirkRIL$63,280$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$120,263$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$800$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$309,810$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$59,950$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,450$0
Mike LeeRUT$14,600$0
Carl LevinDMI$141,074$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$42,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$136,615$0
John McCainRAZ$90,100$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$232,908$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$342,847$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$180,400$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$275,083$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$47,650$0
Jerry MoranRKS$212,699$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$120,750$0
Patty MurrayDWA$178,744$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$88,400$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$171,387$0
Rand PaulRKY$53,050$0
Rob PortmanROH$107,250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$106,450$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$286,304$0
Jim RischRID$81,550$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$111,217$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$92,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$157,679$0
Bernie SandersIVT$249,030$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$151,528$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$88,050$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$285,821$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$32,100$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$35,900$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$204,608$0
Jon TesterDMT$264,475$0
John ThuneRSD$143,485$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$118,874$0
Mark UdallDCO$366,495$0
Tom UdallDNM$294,177$0
David VitterRLA$402,750$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$246,756$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,900$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$63,357$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$120,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$98,714$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$7,500$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$88,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$56,650$0
John BarrassoRWY$189,750$0
Max BaucusDMT$243,889$0
Mark BegichDAK$239,309$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$243,881$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$19,300$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$45,300$0
Roy BluntRMO$321,421$0
John BoozmanRAR$73,014$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$452,381$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$200,900$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$478,182$0
Richard BurrRNC$109,626$0
Maria CantwellDWA$42,937$0
Ben CardinDMD$89,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$49,770$0
Bob CaseyDPA$164,613$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$213,483$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$47,000$0
Tom CoburnROK$35,300$0
William Thad CochranRMS$56,897$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$62,750$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$21,200$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$87,490$0
Bob CorkerRTN$175,600$0
John CornynRTX$545,480$0
Mike CrapoRID$64,100$0
Jim DeMintRSC$42,200$0
Dick DurbinDIL$153,586$0
Mike EnziRWY$61,165$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$90,628$0
Al FrankenDMN$460,481$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$466,450$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$51,054$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$79,380$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$278,171$0
Tom HarkinDIA$165,865$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$87,350$0
Dean HellerRNV$126,370$0
John HoevenRND$69,039$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$71,250$0
Jim InhofeROK$199,848$0
Dan InouyeDHI$64,450$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$69,450$0
Mike JohannsRNE$135,485$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$56,400$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$135,158$0
John F. KerryDMA$73,174$0
Mark KirkRIL$63,280$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$120,263$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$800$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$309,810$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$59,950$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$74,450$0
Mike LeeRUT$14,600$0
Carl LevinDMI$141,074$0
Joe LiebermanICT$1,000$0
Dick LugarRIN$42,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$136,615$0
John McCainRAZ$90,100$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$232,908$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$342,847$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$180,400$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$275,083$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$47,650$0
Jerry MoranRKS$212,699$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$120,750$0
Patty MurrayDWA$178,744$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$88,400$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$171,387$0
Rand PaulRKY$53,050$0
Rob PortmanROH$107,250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$106,450$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$27,900$0
Harry ReidDNV$286,304$0
Jim RischRID$81,550$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$111,217$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$92,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$157,679$0
Bernie SandersIVT$249,030$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$151,528$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$88,050$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$285,821$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$32,100$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$35,900$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$204,608$0
Jon TesterDMT$264,475$0
John ThuneRSD$143,485$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$118,874$0
Mark UdallDCO$366,495$0
Tom UdallDNM$294,177$0
David VitterRLA$402,750$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$246,756$0
Jim WebbDVA$6,900$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$63,357$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$120,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$98,714$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$4,609,344
Oilfield service, equipment & exploration$1,988,702
Trucking companies & services$1,879,709
Livestock$1,779,859
Gasoline service stations$813,829
Minority/Ethnic Groups$787,768
State & local govt employee unions$511,320
Farm organizations & cooperatives$498,531
Teamsters union$391,520
Small business associations$364,949
Health & welfare policy$333,441
Transportation$241,453
Agriculture$206,768
Fuel oil dealers$52,564
Consumer groups$5,150

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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