H.R. 5138 (108th): Fair Credit Card Interest Rate Act


Sep 23, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 23, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Chris Bell

Representative for Texas's 25th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2004
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish an equitable ceiling on credit card interest rates, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/23/2004--Introduced.Fair Credit Card Interest Rate Act - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit a creditor during any calendar quarter from imposing a finance charge under an open end ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 23, 2004

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5138”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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