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H.R.4330: Business Risk Planning Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about finance and financial sector
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Sponsor Rodney Davis, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 7 (4 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced March 27, 2014
Latest Major Action April 22, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Business Risk Planning Act - Amends the Commodity Exchange Act to direct the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to: (1) prescribe a rule for public reporting of swap transactions (including price and volume data) in illiquid markets that are not cleared and entered into by a non-financial entity that is hedging or mitigating commercial risk, and (2) ensure that such swap transaction information is publicly available no sooner than 30 days after it has been executed or at a later date the CFTC determines appropriate to protect the identity of participants and positions in illiquid markets and to prevent the elimination or reduction of market liquidity.

Defines an "illiquid market" as one in which there is relatively little volume and infrequent trading in swaps.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 22, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.
March 27, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.