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S. 235 - Credit Cardholder's Bill of Rights Act of 2009

Credit, Consumers' Rights, Banking - Finance and financial sector. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Credit Cardholder's Bill of Rights Act of 2009

S. 235 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Credit, Consumers' Rights, Banking
Summary
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009
Sponsor
Charles E. Schumer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Banking and financial institutions regulation
  • Consumer credit
  • Federal Reserve System
  • Government information and archives
  • Interest, dividends, interest rates
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/14/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/14/2009
1/14/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S389-390)
1/14/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$263,612
$10,500
$5,024,718
$5,298,830
107% more
$9,924,745
$1,053,007
$10,977,752
13 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009

13 organizations supported this bill

Americans for Fairness in Lending
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
Center for Responsible Lending
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
Consumer Action
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
Consumer Federation of America
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
Consumers Union
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
Demos
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
National Association of Consumer Advocates
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
National Consumer Law Center
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
National Small Business Association
McCracken, Todd (2009, March 19). Testimony of Todd McCracken, President (of the) National Small Business Association... Before the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
National Training and Information Center
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
Public Citizen
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .
U.S. PIRG
Plunkett, Travis B. & Mierzwinski, Edmund (2009, March 19). Testimony of Travis B. Plunkett, Legislative Director, Consumer Federation of America and Edmund Mierzwinski, Consumer Program Director, U.S. Public Interest Research Group on Behalf of ACORN, Americans for Fairness in Lending… and U.S. PIRG Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services… Legislative Hearing Regarding H.R. 627… and H.R. 1456. Retrieved March 23, 2009, from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,750$47,550
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,200$124,372
John BarrassoRWY$4,000$48,650
Max BaucusDMT$28,300$230,780
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$8,902$122,371
Mark BegichDAK$107,247$24,500
Bob BennettRUT$9,000$167,000
Joe BidenDDE$23,550$44,025
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$25,250$39,783
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$22,250
Barbara BoxerDCA$351,481$61,650
Sherrod BrownDOH$147,653$95,687
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$4,750
Jim BunningRKY$0$34,875
Richard BurrRNC$10,000$225,284
Robert ByrdDWV$155,745$64,850
Maria CantwellDWA$34,658$30,035
Ben CardinDMD$69,650$69,650
Tom CarperDDE$21,800$182,649
Bob CaseyDPA$187,091$142,730
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$15,600$240,873
Hillary ClintonDNY$275,524$447,922
Tom CoburnROK$1,000$73,000
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$46,150
Susan M. CollinsRME$10,000$121,384
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$37,900$114,750
Bob CorkerRTN$10,669$315,825
John CornynRTX$10,500$353,958
Mike CrapoRID$3,000$137,432
Jim DeMintRSC$1,000$103,805
Chris DoddDCT$14,500$266,400
Byron DorganDND$4,100$34,000
Dick DurbinDIL$76,300$156,250
John EnsignRNV$5,000$65,350
Mike EnziRWY$6,000$72,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$295,849$47,420
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$86,248$69,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,000$120,063
Chuck GrassleyRIA$7,000$81,250
Judd GreggRNH$0$8,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$202,966$71,133
Tom HarkinDIA$30,500$83,030
Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,000$126,470
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,000$195,150
Jim InhofeROK$0$93,625
Dan InouyeDHI$3,000$76,975
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$163,700
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$112,200
Tim JohnsonDSD$61,110$247,597
Ted KennedyDMA$97,550$52,250
John F. KerryDMA$32,174$46,250
Amy KlobucharDMN$76,225$128,249
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0
Jon KylRAZ$10,000$233,700
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$83,630$132,599
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$21,100$55,150
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$55,050$28,000
Carl LevinDMI$79,303$60,200
Joe LiebermanICT$57,706$171,500
Blanche LincolnDAR$59,266$181,600
Dick LugarRIN$0$67,675
Mel MartinezRFL$0$87,050
John McCainRAZ$0$62,275
Claire McCaskillDMO$135,506$68,450
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,000$394,875
Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,800$149,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$187,784$56,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,900$26,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$3,000$39,770
Patty MurrayDWA$124,344$50,305
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$33,200$167,779
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$167,474$86,550
Mark L. PryorDAR$14,400$115,692
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,750$170,221
Harry ReidDNV$123,827$215,150
Jim RischRID$5,000$43,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,000$202,040
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$25,400$70,000
Ken SalazarDCO$4,700$84,650
Bernie SandersIVT$215,836$26,700
Chuck SchumerDNY$55,650$157,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,000$116,682
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$208,525$51,908
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,000$225,550
Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,743$71,970
Arlen SpecterDPA$34,250$112,600
Debbie StabenowDMI$68,985$148,586
Jon TesterDMT$152,672$92,670
John ThuneRSD$10,000$183,480
Mark UdallDCO$240,384$88,766
Tom UdallDNM$125,045$31,783
David VitterRLA$10,000$103,850
George VoinovichROH$0$67,350
Mark R. WarnerDVA$109,368$143,050
Jim WebbDVA$120,508$29,900
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$67,904$45,350
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,000$157,024
Ron WydenDOR$12,600$46,700

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$8,750$47,550
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,200$124,372
John BarrassoRWY$4,000$48,650
Max BaucusDMT$28,300$230,780
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$8,902$122,371
Mark BegichDAK$107,247$24,500
Bob BennettRUT$9,000$167,000
Joe BidenDDE$23,550$44,025
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$25,250$39,783
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$22,250
Barbara BoxerDCA$351,481$61,650
Sherrod BrownDOH$147,653$95,687
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$4,750
Jim BunningRKY$0$34,875
Richard BurrRNC$10,000$225,284
Robert ByrdDWV$155,745$64,850
Maria CantwellDWA$34,658$30,035
Ben CardinDMD$69,650$69,650
Tom CarperDDE$21,800$182,649
Bob CaseyDPA$187,091$142,730
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$15,600$240,873
Hillary ClintonDNY$275,524$447,922
Tom CoburnROK$1,000$73,000
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$46,150
Susan M. CollinsRME$10,000$121,384
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$37,900$114,750
Bob CorkerRTN$10,669$315,825
John CornynRTX$10,500$353,958
Mike CrapoRID$3,000$137,432
Jim DeMintRSC$1,000$103,805
Chris DoddDCT$14,500$266,400
Byron DorganDND$4,100$34,000
Dick DurbinDIL$76,300$156,250
John EnsignRNV$5,000$65,350
Mike EnziRWY$6,000$72,000
Russ FeingoldDWI$295,849$47,420
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$86,248$69,700
Lindsey GrahamRSC$5,000$120,063
Chuck GrassleyRIA$7,000$81,250
Judd GreggRNH$0$8,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$202,966$71,133
Tom HarkinDIA$30,500$83,030
Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,000$126,470
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$5,000$195,150
Jim InhofeROK$0$93,625
Dan InouyeDHI$3,000$76,975
Johnny IsaksonRGA$5,000$163,700
Mike JohannsRNE$5,000$112,200
Tim JohnsonDSD$61,110$247,597
Ted KennedyDMA$97,550$52,250
John F. KerryDMA$32,174$46,250
Amy KlobucharDMN$76,225$128,249
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0
Jon KylRAZ$10,000$233,700
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$83,630$132,599
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$21,100$55,150
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$55,050$28,000
Carl LevinDMI$79,303$60,200
Joe LiebermanICT$57,706$171,500
Blanche LincolnDAR$59,266$181,600
Dick LugarRIN$0$67,675
Mel MartinezRFL$0$87,050
John McCainRAZ$0$62,275
Claire McCaskillDMO$135,506$68,450
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$11,000$394,875
Bob MenéndezDNJ$31,800$149,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$187,784$56,000
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,900$26,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$3,000$39,770
Patty MurrayDWA$124,344$50,305
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$33,200$167,779
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$167,474$86,550
Mark L. PryorDAR$14,400$115,692
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,750$170,221
Harry ReidDNV$123,827$215,150
Jim RischRID$5,000$43,500
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,000$202,040
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$25,400$70,000
Ken SalazarDCO$4,700$84,650
Bernie SandersIVT$215,836$26,700
Chuck SchumerDNY$55,650$157,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,000$116,682
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$208,525$51,908
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,000$225,550
Olympia J. SnoweRME$10,743$71,970
Arlen SpecterDPA$34,250$112,600
Debbie StabenowDMI$68,985$148,586
Jon TesterDMT$152,672$92,670
John ThuneRSD$10,000$183,480
Mark UdallDCO$240,384$88,766
Tom UdallDNM$125,045$31,783
David VitterRLA$10,000$103,850
George VoinovichROH$0$67,350
Mark R. WarnerDVA$109,368$143,050
Jim WebbDVA$120,508$29,900
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$67,904$45,350
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,000$157,024
Ron WydenDOR$12,600$46,700

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$5,024,718
Small business associations$263,612
Consumer groups$10,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$9,924,745
Credit unions$1,053,007
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