H.R. 4541 (106th): Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000


May 25, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 19, 2000 but was never passed by the Senate.


Thomas Ewing

Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2000
Length: 239 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize and amend the Commodity Exchange Act to promote legal certainty, enhance competition, and reduce systemic risk in markets for futures and over-the-counter derivatives, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Commodity Futures ModernizationAmends the Commodity Exchange Act (Act) to define specified terms.Section102 - Excludes the following agreements, contracts, and transactions, except as otherwise provided for, from coverage under ... Read more >

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May 25, 2000

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Jun 26, 2000
Reported by Committee

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Oct 19, 2000
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4541”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Oct 19, 2000 7:02 p.m.
Passed 377/4

Related Bills

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S. 2697 (Related)
Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 29, 2000

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