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S.1369: A bill to provide additional flexibility to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to establish capital standards that are properly tailored to the unique characteristics of the business of insurance, and for other purposes.

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 Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 24 (11 Democrats, 13 Republicans)
Introduced July 25, 2013
Latest Major Action March 11, 2014
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Bill Summary

Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection to exclude insurers from bank capital rules.

Declares that a company is "primarily engaged in the business of insurance" if: (1) the annual gross revenues derived by it and all of its subsidiaries from the business of insurance represent at least 2/3 of its consolidated annual gross revenues, or (2) the consolidated assets of the company and its subsidiaries relating to the business of insurance represent at least 2/3 of its consolidated assets.

Exempts from minimum leverage capital requirements and minimum risk-based capital requirements any depository institution holding company that: (1) is primarily engaged in the business of insurance; (2) is an insurance underwriting company at the holding company level and was in existence on July 21, 2010; or (3) any nonbank financial company supervised by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System that, together with its subsidiaries, is pr...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 11, 2014 Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Hearings held.
July 25, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.