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S.798: TBTF 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 Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 7 (3 Democrats, 1 Independent, 3 Republicans)
Introduced April 24, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

Terminating Bailouts for Taxpayer Fairness Act of 2013 or TBTF Act - Requires federal banking agencies to establish capital requirements for the ratio of equity capital to total consolidated assets for all financial institutions.

Prohibits such requirements from requiring a financial institution with more than $50 billion in total consolidated assets to have a ratio of less than 8% of equity capital to total consolidated assets.

Requires the equity capital requirement for a financial institution with $50 billion or less in total consolidated assets to be comparable to federal banking requirements established under specified regulations for prompt corrective actions and for capital adequacy in effect as of May 1, 2013.

Directs the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to: (1) study historical equity capital ratios chosen by large depository institutions before the advent of the Federal Reserve System, federal deposit insurance, and the federal income ta...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 8, 2014 Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Hearings held.
April 24, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.