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


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.


Joseph Kennedy II

Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 1997
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

Rent-To-Own Reform Act of 1997 - Amends the Consumer Credit Protection Act to designate a new title X as the Rent-To-Own Protection Act to prohibit a seller in a rent-to-own ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 13, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3060”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (14D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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