S. 2856 (109th): Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act of 2006


May 18, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 13, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 13, 2006.


Pub.L. 109-351


Michael Crapo

Senator from Idaho



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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2006
Length: 45 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to provide regulatory relief and improve productivity for insured depository institutions, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Broker ReliefSection101 - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ... Read more >


May 4, 2006
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 18, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 25, 2006
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 27, 2006
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Sep 30, 2006
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 13, 2006
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2856”). 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.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 27, 2006 7:15 p.m.
Passed 417/0

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3505 (Related)
Financial Services Regulatory Relief Act of 2005

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 8, 2006

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