H.R. 4173 (111th): Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Pub.L. 111–203, H.R. 4173; commonly referred to as Dodd–Frank) was signed into federal law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010. Passed as a response to the Great Recession, it brought the most significant changes to financial regulation in the United States since the regulatory ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Dec 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 21, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 21, 2010.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-203

Sponsor:

Barney Frank

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010
Length: 848 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 1728: Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act

Passed House on May 7, 2009. 67% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3126: Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009

Ordered Reported by Committee on Oct 22, 2009. 41% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3996: Financial Stability Improvement Act of 2009

Ordered Reported by Committee on Dec 2, 2009. 25% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3795: Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets Act of 2009

Ordered Reported by Committee on Oct 15, 2009. 38% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3258: Modernizing and Strengthening Investor Protection Act of 2010

Referred to Committee on Apr 26, 2010. 48% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1682: Derivatives Market Manipulation Prevention Act of 2009

Referred to Committee on Sep 17, 2009. 56% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1212: To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to provide oversight of auditors of brokers and dealers by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, and for other purposes.

Referred to Committee on Feb 26, 2009. 46% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3269: Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act of 2009

Passed House on Jul 31, 2009. 32% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3098: PROP Trading Act

Referred to Committee on Mar 10, 2010. 23% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Dec 2, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 11, 2009
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 20, 2010
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

May 27, 2010
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Jun 30, 2010
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Jul 15, 2010
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 21, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4173 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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