H.R. 4612 (101st): To amend title 11 of the United States Code regarding swap agreements and forward contracts.


Apr 25, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 25, 1990

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 25, 1990.


Pub.L. 101-311


Jack Brooks

Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 25, 1990

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

5/15/1990--Passed House amended.TitleI - Swap AgreementsAmends Federal bankruptcy law to define "swap agreement" and "swap participant." Exempts various transactions in connection with currency swap agreements from the automatic stay triggered ... Read more >


Apr 25, 1990

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May 1, 1990
Reported by Committee

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May 15, 1990
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 6, 1990
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 25, 1990
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. 4612”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 396 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jun 6, 1990

H.R. 2057 (Related)
To amend title 11 of the United States Code, the bankruptcy code, regarding swap ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 18, 1989

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