Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Financial Protection Act: A Brief Legislative History with Links, Reports and Summaries
Public Law 111-203, July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 1326 (H.R. 4173)
Part of LLSDC's Legislative Source Book
First, determine when a particular provision got into the bill (see text versions below) and how different it may be from that enacted or in other versions. Then look for related comments regarding it by performing word/phrase searches in the Congressional Record and in Bill Texts or Both for the 111th Congress. See also related reports, hearings and other documents.
Text of Bill Versions on Financial Regulatory Reform
(when and how certain provision got into bill)
Text of Proposed Legislation of Titles now in the Dodd-Frank Act
12/10/2009 - (Titles I-XVI) - Rules Cmte Amdt (add H.R. 1728) / Amdt Summaries/Text on H.R. 4173
Press Releases and Markups by the House Committee on Financial Services Hearings before the House Committee on Financial Services
Administration's 2009 Financial Regulatory Reform Proposals & Related House Legislation
Division A - Improvements to Supervision of Financial Firms
(Titles I-XVI) Issues and Summary (R41350)
Selected Summaries and Commentaries of the Act on the Web
CRS Summary (semi-official)
Dodd-Frank Act - Related Senate Hearings
02/04/2009 - Senate Banking Committee; testimony from Paul Volcker, others; 401 p.
Dodd-Frank Act - Related House Hearings
02/03/2009 - House Agriculture Committee; testimony from the public & CFTC statement; 300 p.
Compiled by Rick McKinney, Assistant Law Librarian, Federal Reserve Board Law Library, Washington, D.C.
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