H.R. 3283 (112th): Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act


Oct 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Himes

Representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2012
Length: 16 pages

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Full Title

To amend the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide an exemption for certain swaps and security-based swaps involving Non-U.S. persons, and for other purposes.

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Oct 31, 2011

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Mar 27, 2012
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