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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Harold Ford Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2005
Length: 15 pages

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.


Apr 14, 2005

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 1643 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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