H.R. 2289: Commodity End-User Relief Act

Introduced:

May 13, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jun 9, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Michael Conaway

Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Length: 80 pages

Prognosis:

15% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, to better protect futures customers, to provide end-users with market certainty, to make basic reforms to ensure transparency and accountability at the Commission, to help farmers, ranchers, and end-users manage risks, to help keep consumer costs low, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The Commodity End-User Relief Act (CEURA) would reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commision (CFTC) as well as reform some aspects of the financial regulation required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank). The CFTC is an independent agency created in 1974 to regulate futures and options markets to prevent fraud and abuse. It was given increased ...

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History

May 13, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 29, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 9, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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