To repeal a provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act prohibiting any Federal bailout of swap dealers or participants.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 19th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2012
Length: 8 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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May 11, 2011
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Feb 16, 2012
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H.R. 1838 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1838. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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