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


Sep 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Enacted — Signed by the President
on Sep 29, 2006

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


Pub.L. 109-291


Richard Shelby
Senator from Alabama


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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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Related Bills

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H.R. 2990 (Related)
Credit Rating Agency Duopoly Relief Act of 2006

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 12, 2006

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 3850” means this is a Senate 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.


Reported by Committee
Aug 2, 2006
Sep 6, 2006
Passed Senate
Sep 22, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Sep 27, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 29, 2006


Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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