S. 3217 (111th): Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010

Introduced:

Apr 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on April 28, 2010.

Sponsor:

Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2010
Length: 1566 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end "too big to fail", to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts, to protect consumers from abusive financial services practices, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 15, 2010
 
Introduced

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Apr 15, 2010
 
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.

Apr 26, 2010
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Apr 28, 2010
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Apr 29, 2010
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Amendment.

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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
Apr 26, 2010 5:02 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 57/41
Apr 26, 2010 6:52 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 50/31
Apr 27, 2010 4:31 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 57/41
Apr 28, 2010 12:20 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 56/42
May 6, 2010 6:34 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 61/33
May 18, 2010 7:19 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 57/38

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