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


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.


Cleo Fields

Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 24, 1993
Length: 9 pages

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Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/24/1993--Introduced.Check Cashing Act of 1933 - Sets forth licensing requirements for businesses that engage in issuing, redeeming, or cashing checks, travellers' checks, money orders, or similar instruments, or that transmit ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 24, 1993

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1448”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


34 cosponsors (34D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1095 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 1995

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