S. 604 (111th): Federal Reserve Sunshine Act of 2009


Mar 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to reform the manner in which the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is audited by the Comptroller General of the United States and the manner in which such audits are reported, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/16/2009--Introduced.Federal Reserve Sunshine Act of 2009 - Repeals the authority of the Comptroller General to carry out an onsite examination of an open insured bank or bank holding company only ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 16, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 604”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


32 cosponsors (22R, 10D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 2939 (Related)
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jan 21, 2010

H.R. 1207 (Related)
Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2009

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