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S. 2190: RECOUP Act of 2023

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As they say: “If you have a gun, you can rob a bank. But if you have a bank, you can rob everyone.”


Three of the four biggest bank failures in U.S. history have occurred in 2023, even though the year is only half over.

Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank both failed in March, followed by First Republic Bank in May. Prior to collapsing, they ranked as the #16, #29, and #14 largest banks in the country, respectively.

In the wake of these failures, much public and congressional anger alike focused on executive compensation. In 2022, the year before the bank failures, Silicon Valley Bank’s CEO Greg Becker earned $9.9 million and Signature Bank CEO Joe DePaolo earned $8.6 million.

At Silicon Valley Bank, some …

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Sherrod Brown

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Ohio. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2023
Length: 20 pages
Jun 22, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Ordered Reported on Jun 22, 2023

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 22, 2023.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

71% chance of being enacted (details)


Jun 22, 2023

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

Jun 22, 2023
Ordered Reported

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S. 2190 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2190. This is the one from the 118th Congress.

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