H.R. 992 - Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act

Finance and financial sector. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend provisions in section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to Federal assistance for swaps entities. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on October 30, 2013 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on October 30, 2013.

voted YES: 0 voted NO: 0
1 voted present/not voting

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Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act

H.R. 992 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To amend provisions in section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to Federal assistance for swaps entities. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend provisions in section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to Federal assistance for swaps entities.
Other Titles
  • Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
  • Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
  • Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
  • Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
Sponsor
Randy Hultgren
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Finance and financial sector
  • Banking and financial institutions regulation
  • Financial crises and stabilization
  • Financial services and investments
  • Securities
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Major Actions
Introduced3/06/2013
Referred to Committee
Passed House10/30/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 992 To amend provisions in section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to Federal assistance for swaps entities10/30/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
currently selectedHouseH.R. 992 (113th): Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act10/30/2013This bill PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/06/2013
3/06/2013Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
3/06/2013Referred to House Financial Services
3/06/2013Referred to House Agriculture
3/06/2013Introduced in House
3/14/2013Committee Hearings Held.
3/20/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar3/20/2013Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 14.
4/11/2013Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Prior to Referral.
5/07/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar5/07/2013Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 53 - 6.
9/25/2013Reported by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 113-229, Part I.
9/25/2013Reported by the Committee on Agriculture. H. Rept. 113-229, Part II.
Put on a legislative calendar9/25/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 169.
10/30/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 391.
10/30/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 992.
10/30/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
10/30/2013Ms. Brownley (CA) moved to recommit with instructions to Financial Services.
10/30/2013Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brownley motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to prohibit any restriction on the ability of financial regulators to ensure that financial institutions comply with laws prohibiting the manipulation of commodity markets, especially with regard to speculation in oil and biofuel contracts.
10/30/2013The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
10/30/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote10/30/2013On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 992 To amend provisions in section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to Federal assistance for swaps entities
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage10/30/2013H.R. 992 (113th): Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
10/31/2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
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Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act: H.R. 992 (113th): Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act

5 organizations supported this bill

American Bankers Association
Ballentine, James (2013, March 19). ABA Letter to Members of the House Agriculture Committee. Retrieved March 20, 2013, from ABA.
Institute of International Bankers
Sarah A. Miller (2013, April 10). IIB Letter to Chairman Garrett and Ranking Member Maloney. Retrieved September 26, 2013, from IIB.
International Swaps and Derivatives Association
O'Connor, Stephen (2013, May 21). Testimony of Stephen O’Connor. Retrieved October 25, 2013, from Committee on Agriculture.
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
Bentsen, Kenneth E., Jr. (2013, March 14). Re: Examining Legislative Improvements to Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act. Retrieved March 20, 2013, from House Committee on Agriculture.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
R. Bruce Josten (2013, May 6). US Chamber Letter to Chairman Hensarling and Ranking Member Waters. Retrieved May 17, 2013, from US Chamber of Commerce.

5 organizations opposed this bill

AFL-CIO
William Samuel (2013, May 6). AFL CIO Letter to Chairman Hensarling and Ranking Member Waters. Retrieved May 17, 2013, from AFL-CIO.
Americans for Financial Reform
Turbeville, Wallace C. (2013, March 14). Testimony on Hearing "Examining Legislative Improvements to Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act". Retrieved March 20, 2013, from House Committee on Agriculture.
Consumer Federation of America
Barbara Roper (2013, May 3). CFA Letter to Chairman Hensarling, Ranking Member Waters and Members of the Committee. Retrieved May 17, 2013, from Consumer Federation of America.
Demos
Turbeville, Wallace C. (2013, March 14). Testimony of Wallace C. Turbeville Hearing on "Examining Legislative Improvements to Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act". Retrieved March 20, 2013, from House Committee on Agriculture.
Public Citizen
PC (2013, May 1). Swaps Bills Slated for May 7 HFS Vote. Retrieved May 17, 2013, from Public Citizen.

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Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Security brokers & investment companies$438,330
Commercial banks & bank holding companies$200,301
Banks & lending institutions$59,700
Securities, commodities & investment$49,550
Chambers of commerce$3,950

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