To amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish a national usury rate for consumer credit transactions, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor. Representative for California's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2009
Length: 10 pages
Mar 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 19, 2009
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H.R. 1608 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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