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


Dec 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 21, 2010

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


Pub.L. 111-203


Barney Frank

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010
Length: 848 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end "too big to fail", to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts, to protect consumers from abusive financial services practices, and for other purposes.

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Dec 2, 2009

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.

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


Dec 10, 2009 9:18 p.m.
Agreed to 240/182
Dec 10, 2009 9:25 p.m.
Failed 172/257
Dec 10, 2009 9:33 p.m.
Agreed to 228/202
Dec 10, 2009 9:39 p.m.
Agreed to 304/124
Dec 10, 2009 9:47 p.m.
Failed 150/280
Dec 10, 2009 9:54 p.m.
Failed 98/330
Dec 10, 2009 10:01 p.m.
Failed 150/279
Dec 11, 2009 11:14 a.m.
Failed 153/271
Dec 11, 2009 11:21 a.m.
Failed 166/259
Dec 11, 2009 11:29 a.m.
Agreed to 228/198
Dec 11, 2009 1:17 p.m.
Failed 188/241
Dec 11, 2009 1:27 p.m.
Agreed to 277/149
Dec 11, 2009 1:43 p.m.
Failed 208/223
Dec 11, 2009 1:50 p.m.
Failed 175/251
Dec 11, 2009 2:28 p.m.
Passed 223/202
May 20, 2010 8:25 p.m.
Bill Passed 59/39
On the Conference Report
Jun 30, 2010 6:54 p.m.
Passed 237/192
Jul 15, 2010 11:07 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 60/38
On the Conference Report
Jul 15, 2010 2:29 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 60/39

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 1490 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 30, 2010

S. 3217 (Supersedes)
Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Apr 28, 2010

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