Stop Excessive Energy Speculation Act of 2008
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The bill, which was introduced July 15, 2008, intends to amend the Commodity Exchange Act, which will prevent excessive price speculation with respect to energy commodities, and for other purposes. 
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- Name of bill: Stop Excessive Energy Speculation Act of 2008
- Chamber: U.S. Senate
- Roll call number: 184
- Congress number: 110th
- Session number: 2
- Vote link: U.S. Senate record vote 184, 110th Congress, Session 2
Scorecard: National Journal 2008 Senate Scorecard
Org. position: Nay
"Limit debate on a measure expanding regulation of commodities trading to prevent price speculation. July 25. (50-43; 60 votes required to invoke cloture. Reid voted no so that he could subsequently move to reconsider the vote.)"
(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)