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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1705”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1705>
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