Business Meeting to Consider H.R. 977, Derivatives Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009
WASHINGTON – On February 12, 2009, the House Agriculture Committee approved legislation to increase the transparency and strengthen oversight of futures, options and over-the-counter (OTC) markets. By voice vote, the Committee approved the Derivatives Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009 as amended, a bill sponsored by Committee Chairman Collin C. Peterson of Minnesota.
H.R.977 - Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., (introduced 2/11/2009)
A bill to amend the Commdity Exchange Act to bring greater transparency and accountability to commodity markets, and for other purposes. Considered and passed by the House Agriculture Committee by voice vote on February 12, 2009.
Adopted amendments (all adopted by voice vote) :
Roll Call Votes
Lucas Amendment to require CFTC to impose position limits, Roll Call #1
Moran Amendment to H.R. 977 that restructures how CFTC must define bona fide hedging transactions, Roll Call #2
Publication: Section by Section Analysis of H.R. 977