H.R. 5988 (110th): Fair and Justifiable Credit Card Interest Rate Act of 2008

Introduced:

May 7, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Maurice Hinchey
Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district
Democrat

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Last Updated: May 7, 2008
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Introduced
May 7, 2008

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