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To amend the Truth in Lending Act to impose a cap on the rate of interest that may be charged on consumer credit card accounts, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5988 — 110th Congress: Fair and Justifiable Credit Card Interest Rate Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5988
“H.R. 5988 — 110th Congress: Fair and Justifiable Credit Card Interest Rate Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. May 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5988>
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