S. 1600 (112th): Communities First Act


Sep 22, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jerry Moran

Junior Senator from Kansas



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011
Length: 36 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to enhance the ability of community banks to foster economic growth and serve their communities, boost small businesses, increase individual savings, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/22/2011--Introduced.Community Banks Serving Their Communities First Act or Communities First Act - Revises regulatory requirements for community banks, including amendments to: (1) the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to permit certain ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 22, 2011

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. 1600”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1697 (Related)
Communities First Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 3, 2011

H.R. 5817 (Related)
Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 12, 2012

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