S. 386 (111th): FERA


Feb 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 20, 2009

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


Pub.L. 111-21


Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont



Read Text »
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.

Read CRS summary >

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

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 386” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Feb 5, 2009
Reported by Committee
Mar 5, 2009
Passed Senate
Apr 28, 2009
View Vote Result »
Passed House with Changes
May 6, 2009
View Vote Result »
Passed Senate with Changes
May 14, 2009
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
May 14, 2009
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
May 18, 2009
View Vote Result »
Enacted — Signed by the President
May 20, 2009


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

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

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

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: