H.R.1679: To amend the Expedited Funds Availability Act to clarify the application of that Act to American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about finance and financial sector
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Sponsor Eni F. H. Faleomavaega, D-American Samoa
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced April 23, 2013
Latest Major Action June 10, 2014
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Bill Summary

Amends the Expedited Funds Availability Act to apply it to American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Extends by two business days, for American Samoa and the Commonwealth, any time periods established for large or redeposited check, repeated overdraft, reasonable cause, or other emergency exceptions to the 30-day funds availability requirements for deposits in an depository institution account by a new depositor.

Extends by one business day any deposit which is both deposited: (1) in an account at a depository institution located in American Samoa or the Commonwealth, and (2) by a check drawn on an originating depository institution which is not located in the same commonwealth or territory as the receiving depository institution.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 10, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
June 9, 2014 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
June 9, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5138)
June 9, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1679.
June 9, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5138-5139)
June 9, 2014 Mr. Huizenga (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.