S. 3086 (110th): Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008


Jun 5, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 5, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2008
Length: 55 pages

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H.R. 5546 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jul 16, 2008

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 5, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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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

H.R. 5546 (Related)
Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 16, 2008

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