About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the antitrust laws to ensure competitive market-based fees and terms for merchants' access to electronic payment systems.
- Summary (CRS)
6/5/2008--Introduced.Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008 - Authorizes providers of a single covered electronic payment system (e.g., Visa or Mastercharge credit cards) and any merchants to jointly negotiate and ...
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Jun 5, 2008
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Jun 9, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1212 (111th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3086”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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S. 1212 (111th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 9, 2009
Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 16, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3086 — 110th Congress: Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3086
“S. 3086 — 110th Congress: Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. December 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3086>
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