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H.R. 4545: Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act

To amend the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to improve the examination of depository institutions, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Scott Tipton

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2018
Length: 15 pages

Dec 4, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 15, 2018

This bill passed in the House on March 15, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


47% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: estimates H.R. 4545 will spend $158 million through 2027.


Dec 4, 2017

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

Dec 12, 2017
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 13, 2017
Ordered Reported

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

Mar 6, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Mar 7, 2018
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Mar 15, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 4545 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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