H.R. 1838 (112th): Swaps Bailout Prevention Act


May 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nan Hayworth

Representative for New York's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 16, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To repeal a provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act prohibiting any Federal bailout of swap dealers or participants.

Summary (CRS)

5/11/2012--Reported to House amended, Part I.Swaps Bailout Prevention Act - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to revise the prohibition against federal government assistance to (bailouts ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 11, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 16, 2012
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1838”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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