Business Meeting

Business Meeting to Consider H.R. 3795, The Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets Act of 2009

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Washington, DC, 0 Wednesday, October 21, 2009 @ 02:00 | comments

 – On Octover 21, 2009, the House Agriculture Committee approved legislation bringing accountability to derivatives markets, bringing unregulated over-the-counter (OTC) products, such as swaps, under federal oversight for the first time. By voice vote, the House Agriculture Committee approved an amended version of the amendment in the nature of a substitute to H.R. 3795, legislation that will increase transparency in and strengthen the oversight of both regulated exchanges and OTC derivatives markets.


H.R.3795 - Rep. Barney Frank D-Mass. (introduced 10/13/2009)

Bill Text


Approved Amendments

(all adopted by voice vote):

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, offered by Mr. Peterson of Minnesota; introduced on October 21, 2009; Considered and passed by the House Agriculture Committee as amended by voice vote and ordered reported on October 21, 2009.

Manager's amendment, (Chairman Peterson) making multiple changes

Walz amendment, regarding swaps not accepted for clearing.

Goodlatte amendment, regarding studies on the effect of position limits.1

Halvorson amendment, regarding aggregated position limits.

Roll Call Votes

H.R. 3795, Conaway amendment, Roll Call #1
H.R. 3795,Moran amendment, Roll Call #2

Related Content

Publication: Section by Section Analysis of the Amendment to H.R. 3795

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