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.

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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

What is a bill?

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


Mar 6, 1989
Reported by Committee
May 2, 1989
Passed House
Jun 15, 1989
Passed Senate with Changes
Jun 21, 1989
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by House
Aug 3, 1989
Conference Report Agreed to by House
Aug 5, 1989
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 9, 1989


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

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