S. 1927 (111th): Credit Card Rate Freeze Act of 2009


Oct 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 27, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Oct 27, 2009
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a moratorium on credit card interest rate increases, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Credit Card Rate Freeze Act of 2009 - Prohibits a creditor, during a specified nine-month period, from: (1) increasing any annual percentage rate (APR), fee, or finance charge applicable to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 26, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 27, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1927”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


21 cosponsors (21D) (show)

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 3959 (Related)
Credit Card Rate Freeze Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 28, 2009

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