S. 2715 (100th): Emergency Bank Consolidation Act of 1988

A bill to amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to authorize the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to order bank subsidiaries of bank holding companies to consolidate if any such bank subsidiary is in danger of closing.

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Aug 10, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 10, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Proxmire

Senator from Wisconsin



Aug 10, 1988

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S. 2715 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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