H.R. 2289, Commodity End-User Relief Act

Bill Text
Bill Summary

Description
H.R. 2289, Commodity End-User Relief Act, is a bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to better protect futures customers, to provide end-users with market certainty, to make basic reforms to ensure transparency and accountability at the Commission, to help farmers, ranchers, and end-users manage risks, to help keep consumer costs low, and for other purposes.

Sponsors
Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), Reps. Austin Scott (R-GA), David Scott (D-GA)

Status
Introduced on May 13, 2015 and referred to the House Committee on Agriculture. Passed through the House Agriculture Committee (voice vote) on May 14, 2015. Passed the House floor (246-171) on June 9, 2015. Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry on June 10, 2015.

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