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H.R. 238: Commodity End-User Relief Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 238 authorizes appropriations to operate the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) through 2021 and make changes in some of the agency’s operating procedures. The bill also would amend the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) to provide greater protections for customer funds held by entities that broker transactions in commodity futures and make important changes to the CEA to reduce regulatory burdens on end-users who use futures and swaps transactions to efficiently manage business risks.

Title I is designed to better protect farmers and ranchers and other end-users who ...

Sponsor and status

Michael Conaway

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 17, 2017
Length: 82 pages
Introduced:

Jan 4, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 12, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 12, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

45% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 12, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 238 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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

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