To amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish an equitable ceiling on credit card interest rates, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 25th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2004
Length: 2 pages
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.
Sep 23, 2004
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H.R. 5138 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Fair Credit Card Interest Rate Act, H.R. 5138, 108th Cong. (2004).
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