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H.R. 5059 (115th): State Insurance Regulation Preservation Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5059 amends the Home Owners’ Loan Act to create a definition of an Insurance Savings and Loan Holding Companies (ISLHC) and creates a regulatory framework that would limit the Federal Reserve’s oversight of ISLHCs. If the Federal Reserve does examine an ISLHC, the legislation requires that the Federal Reserve tailor the supervisory framework to the unique risks and activities of the business of insurance and develop in consultation with State insurance authorities to ensure that framework does not duplicate or conflict with State insurance requirements. Importantly, H.R. 5059 would also maintain the Federal Reserve’s authority to examine ISLHCs. However, the Federal Reserve must do so in conjunction with other State and Federal authorities in order to reduce and eliminate duplicative reviews.

ISLHCs are insurance companies that operate savings and …

Sponsor and status

Keith Rothfus

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2018
Length: 11 pages
Feb 15, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 12, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Rothfus Bipartisan Bill to Tailor the Supervision of Insurance-Focused Savings and Loan Holding Companies
    — Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 13, 2018

Beatty-Backed Insurance Regulation Bill Passes House
    — Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 13, 2018

Mangkhut recovery continues
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Sep 17, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to H.R. 5059 will be negligible.


Feb 15, 2018

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Jul 24, 2018
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Sep 12, 2018
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 12, 2018
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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H.R. 5059 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5059. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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