Official Short:

Increase the supply and lower the cost of petroleum by suspending petroleum for SPR

Long Title: A bill to increase the supply and lower the cost of petroleum by temporarily suspending the acquisition of petroleum for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

Sponsors: Mr. Dorgan, Mr. Bingaman, Mr. Kerry, Mr. Lieberman, Ms. Collins, Wyden, and Mr. Levin.

THOMAS: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d110:S.2598:


  • May 1 2008 12:00AM: Mr. Harkin added as cosponsor.
  • Apr 29 2008 12:00AM: Ms. Snowe added as cosponsor.
  • Apr 15 2008 12:00AM: Mr. Salazar added as cosponsor.
  • Mar 31 2008 12:00AM: Ms. McCaskill added as cosponsor.
  • Mar 12 2008 12:00AM: Mr. Johnson, Mr. Reed, and Mr. Tester added as cosponsors.
  • Mar 6 2008 12:00AM: Mr. Nelson of Florida added as cosponsor.
  • Mar 5 2008 12:00AM: Mr. Schumer added as cosponsor.
  • Feb 6 2008 12:00AM: Introduced.