S. 947 (112th): A bill to provide end user exemptions from certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and for other purposes.


May 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Johanns

Senator from Nebraska



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Last Updated: May 11, 2011
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Summary (CRS)

5/11/2011--Introduced.Amends the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to exempt from specified margin requirements: (1) swaps in which one of the counterparties is neither a swap ... Read more >

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May 11, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 947”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
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