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H.R. 13113 (93rd): Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-463) created the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, to replace the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Exchange Authority, as the independent federal agency responsible for regulating the futures trading industry. The Act made extensive changes in the basic authority of Commodity Exchange Act of 1936, which itself had made extensive changes in the original Grain Futures Act of 1922. (7 U.S.C. 1 et seq.).

The H.R. 13113 legislation was passed by the 93rd U.S. Congressional session and signed into law by the 38th President of the United States Gerald Ford on October 23, 1974.

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Sponsor and status

Feb 27, 1974
93rd Congress (1973–1974)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 23, 1974

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 23, 1974.

Pub.L. 93-463

William Poage

Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 23, 1974


14 Cosponsors (7 Democrats, 7 Republicans)



Feb 27, 1974

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Apr 11, 1974
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Sep 9, 1974
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 23, 1974
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 23, 1974
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 13113 (93rd) 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. 13113. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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