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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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


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.

H.R. 885 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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