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H.R. 3060 (105th): Rent-To-Own Reform Act of 1997

To amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act to protect consumers from inadequate disclosures and certain abusive practices in rent-to-own transactions, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joseph Kennedy II

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 1997
Length: 17 pages

Nov 13, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 13, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nov 13, 1997

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H.R. 3060 (105th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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