H.R. 1643 (109th): Borrower’s Bill of Rights Act


Apr 14, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 14, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold Ford Jr.

Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2005
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend various banking laws to combat predatory lending, particularly in regards to low and moderate income individuals, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/14/2005--Introduced.Borrower's Bill of Rights Act - Amends Federal law to create the position of Assistant Secretary for Financial Education in the Department of the Treasury.Amends the Financial Literacy and Education ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 14, 2005

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. 1643”). 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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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