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H.R. 627 (111th): Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009

May 19, 2009 at 12:53 p.m. ET. On Passage of the Bill in the Senate.

This was a vote to pass H.R. 627 (111th) in the Senate.

The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009 is a federal statute passed by the United States Congress and signed by U.S. President Barack Obama on May 22, 2009. It is comprehensive credit card reform legislation that aims "...to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes." The bill was passed with bipartisan support by both the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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Source: Wikipedia

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 91%
 
 
 
90
53
 
35
 
2
 
Nay 5%
 
 
 
5
1
 
4
 
0
 
Not Voting 4%
 
 
 
4
3
 
1
 
0
 

Bill Passed. Simple Majority Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 97% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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