H.R. 1278 (101st): Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989


Mar 6, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 9, 1989

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 9, 1989.


Pub.L. 101-73


Henry González

Representative for Texas's 20th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 9, 1989

About the bill

Full Title

To reform, recapitalize, and consolidate the Federal deposit insurance system, to enhance the regulatory and enforcement powers of Federal financial institutions regulatory agencies, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/4/1989--Conference report filed in House.Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 - TitleI - PurposesSpecifies the purposes of this Act, including regulatory reform, the establishment of an independent ... Read more >


Mar 6, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 2, 1989
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 15, 1989
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 21, 1989
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 3, 1989
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The House approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Aug 5, 1989
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Aug 9, 1989
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1278”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


31 cosponsors (16R, 15D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Aug 3, 1989 7:26 p.m.
Motion Rejected 54/46

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 413 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 22, 1989

H.J.Res. 390 (Related)
Waiving certain enrollment requirements with respect to the bill H.R. 1278.

Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Aug 5, 1989

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