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Senate Floor Wrap Up For Monday, May 11, 2009

S.Res.140, Law Enforcement Officers


Senate Floor Schedule For Monday, May 11, 2009

Morning Business until 3:30 pm with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. 3:30pm Proceed to consideration of H.R.627, the Credit Card Holder’s Bill of Rights. The following amendments are pending to H.R.727: #1058 Dodd-Shelby Substitute amendment Senator Reid filed cloture on the nomination of David J. Hayes, of Virginia, to be…


Proyecto de Ley para Reformar Tarjetas de Crédito Protegerá a los Consumidores e Impondrá Sentido Común en el Sistema

Washington, DC—El Líder de la Mayoría del Senado Harry Reid hizo hoy las siguientes declaraciones en el recinto del Senado sobre el Acta de Responsabilidad y Transparencia de las Tarjetas de Crédito. Abajo siguen apartes de su discurso: “¿Qué hace una persona que cumple con las reglas cuando de pronto le cambian las reglas? “En…


H.R. 627, the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights Act of 2009

The Dodd-Shelby Substitute Amendment: the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 (S.A. 1058) Summary On May 11, 2009, the Senate will begin consideration of H.R.627, the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights Act of 2009, legislation that was approved by the House in April 2009 by a strong vote of 357-70.  Assoon as…


Reid: Credit Card Reform Will Protect American Consumers, Put Fairness And Common Sense Back Into System

Washington, DC—Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today on the floor of the U.S. Senate on the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:   “What do you do when you play by the rules, but the rules change in the middle of the…