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

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

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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


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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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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