H. R. 4895, To reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

 

Summary: To reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. (Cosponsors, Bipartisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 11/19/19.

 

STATUS: Introduced 10/29/19 by Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7].

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • “The bill … helps strengthen our financial market infrastructure and makes it more resilient. It also combats fraud and promotes cooperation among regulators,” said Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson of Minnesota. “But it’s even more important to me that we’ve done it in a bipartisan way that sends a strong message to the Senate. The people that look to our markets for integrity don’t care about political wins and losses. They expect us to conduct the business of this Committee.” (Source: Rep Peterson, Press release, 10/29/19)
  • A bipartisan bill advanced by the House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday would give the Commodity Futures Trading Commission authority to keep pace with new technology as well as pursue market fraud and manipulation that takes place outside the United States.  (Source: Agri-Pulse)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

Link to the text of the bill.

Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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