S. 386 (111th): FERA

Introduced:

Feb 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 20, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 20, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-21

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to improve enforcement of mortgage fraud, securities and commodities fraud, financial institution fraud, and other frauds related to Federal assistance and relief programs, for the recovery of funds lost to these frauds, and for other purposes.

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History

Feb 5, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 5, 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.

Apr 28, 2009
 
Passed Senate

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

May 6, 2009
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

May 14, 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. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 14, 2009
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 18, 2009
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

May 20, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
27 cosponsors (24D, 2R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
Apr 22, 2009 2:27 p.m.
Amendment Agreed to 94/1
Apr 22, 2009 4:29 p.m.
Amendment Agreed to 92/4
Apr 23, 2009 11:47 a.m.
Amendment Rejected 31/61
Apr 27, 2009 5:21 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 84/4
Apr 28, 2009 12:01 p.m.
Bill Passed 92/4
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
May 6, 2009 3:39 p.m.
Passed 367/59
Suspend Rules and Agree to S Adt to House Adts
May 18, 2009 7:09 p.m.
Passed 338/52

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1748 (Related)
Fight Fraud Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 2009

H.R. 1793 (Related)
Money Laundering Correction Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 30, 2009

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