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H.R. 627 (111th): Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009, or Credit CARD Act of 2009, is a federal statute passed by the United States Congress and signed by President Barack Obama on May 22, 2009. It is comprehensive credit card reform legislation that aims "...to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes." The bill was passed with bipartisan support by both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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Sponsor and status

Carolyn Maloney

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2010
Length: 33 pages
Introduced:

Jan 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 22, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 22, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-24

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 414: Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009

Ordered Reported on Mar 31, 2009. 26% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 22, 2009
 
Introduced

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Apr 22, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 30, 2009
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

May 19, 2009
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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

May 22, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 24, 2010
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 627 (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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