New Cosponsor — Jun 26, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9]
The bill now has 21 cosponsors (21 Democrats).
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Mar 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 25, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 25, 2009
Length: 33 pages
To create a Financial Product Safety Commission, to provide consumers with stronger protections and better information in connection with consumer financial products, and to give providers of consumer financial products more regulatory certainty.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1705 — 111th Congress: Financial Product Safety Commission Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1705
“H.R. 1705 — 111th Congress: Financial Product Safety Commission Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. August 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1705>
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