About the bill
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
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2017
Length: 82 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 12, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Sessions Applauds Passage of the Commodity End-User Relief Act”
— Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32, 2003-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 13, 2017
Jun 9, 2015
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2289 (114th).
Jan 4, 2017
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Jan 12, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 238 (115th) was 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.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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