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H.R. 1448 (103rd): Check Cashing Act of 1993

To establish a limit on the fee which certain persons may charge for cashing checks and other instruments, to require depository institutions to cash checks issued by the United States or a State, and to provide that checks drawn by the Federal Government may be mailed only to the personal residence or primary place of business of the payee, to a Federal post office box, or to a federally insured depository institution at which the payee holds an account.

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Sponsor and status

Cleo Fields

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 1993
Length: 9 pages

Mar 24, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 24, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mar 24, 1993

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H.R. 1448 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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