H.R. 5244 (110th): Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights Act of 2008

Introduced:

Feb 7, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 23, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2008
Length: 26 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes.

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H.Res. 1476 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 23, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5244” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Feb 7, 2008
Reported by Committee
Jul 31, 2008
Passed House
Sep 23, 2008
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Details

Cosponsors
155 cosponsors (153D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Sep 23, 2008 1:58 p.m.
Passed 312/112

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