New Cosponsor — Nov 2, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Bruce Braley [D-IA1, 2007-2014]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (3 Democrats).
Oct 28, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on October 28, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2009
Length: 3 pages
To establish a moratorium on credit card interest rate increases, and for other purposes.
Credit Card Rate Freeze Act of 2009 - Prohibits a creditor, during a specified nine-month period, from: (1) increasing any annual percentage rate (APR), fee, or finance charge applicable to ... Read more >
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. 3959”). 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. (2015). H.R. 3959 — 111th Congress: Credit Card Rate Freeze Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3959
“H.R. 3959 — 111th Congress: Credit Card Rate Freeze Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3959>
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