The House Agriculture Committee began a series of hearings in advance of writing legislation to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The agency's statutory authorization expires at the end of the fiscal year.
H.R. 634, the Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2013
To provide end user exemptions from certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and for other purposes.
Reps. Michael Grimm (R-NY), Gary Peters (D-MI), Austin Scott (R-GA), and Mike McIntyre (D-NC)
Introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives on February 13, 2013
Ordered reported by voice vote on March 20, 2013