S. 888 (113th): A bill to provide end user exemptions from certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.


May 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Johanns

Senator from Nebraska



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Last Updated: May 8, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

5/7/2013--Introduced.Amends the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) to exempt, from the rules of prudential regulators for swap dealers and major swap participants with respect to initial and variation margin requirements for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 7, 2013

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May 8, 2013
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 888”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (12R, 7D) (show)

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

Related Bills

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S. 3480 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2012

H.R. 5461 (Related)
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Passed House
Last Action: Sep 16, 2014

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