H.R. 885 (111th): Improved Financial and Commodity Markets Oversight and Accountability Act


Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 8, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


John Larson

Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2010
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To elevate the Inspector General of certain Federal entities to an Inspector General appointed pursuant to section 3 of the Inspector General Act of 1978.

Summary (CRS)

3/16/2010--Reported to Senate amended.Improved Financial and Commodity Markets Oversight and Accountability Act - Amends the Inspector General Act of 1978 to include the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 4, 2009

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May 6, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Jun 8, 2009
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 16, 2010
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 885”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


37 cosponsors (34D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1354 (Related)
Improved Financial and Commodity Markets Oversight and Accountability Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2009

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