S. 3850 (109th): Credit Rating Agency Reform Act of 2006

Introduced:

Sep 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 29, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 29, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-291

Sponsor:

Richard Shelby

Senator from Alabama

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2006
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to improve ratings quality for the protection of investors and in the public interest by fostering accountability, transparency, and competition in the credit rating agency industry.

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History

Aug 2, 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.

Sep 6, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 22, 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

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 29, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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