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

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

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.

Summary

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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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.

This page is about 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.

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