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


Jan 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 22, 2009

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


Pub.L. 111-24


Carolyn Maloney

Representative for New York's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 24, 2010
Length: 33 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/22/2009--Public Law.Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 or the Credit CARD Act of 2009 - Section2 - Authorizes the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ... Read more >


Jan 22, 2009

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Apr 22, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Apr 30, 2009
Passed House

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

May 19, 2009
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 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/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 627”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


128 cosponsors (127D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Apr 30, 2009 2:39 p.m.
Agreed to 276/154
Apr 30, 2009 2:48 p.m.
Agreed to 284/149
Apr 30, 2009 3:34 p.m.
Passed 357/70
May 13, 2009 4:24 p.m.
Motion Rejected 33/60
May 13, 2009 4:51 p.m.
Motion Rejected 59/35
May 19, 2009 12:53 p.m.
Bill Passed 90/5

Related Bills

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S. 414 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 31, 2009

H.Res. 456 (Related)
Providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 627) to ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 20, 2009

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