On August 18th, the CFTC withdrew its proposed energy position limits in light of the Dodd-Frank Act's provisions requiring broader limits. The CFTC will issue a notice of rulemaking proposing position limits for regulated exempt commodity contracts, including energy commodity contracts, in accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act. 75 FR 50950. On August 19th, Reuters reported the new position limits the CFTC proposes will likely be based upon the withdrawn proposed energy limits. Proposed Limits.