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Should Federal Regulations be a Floor or a Ceiling?

December 11, 2009 - by Donny Shaw

The House today is expected to vote on and pass the Democrats' comprehensive financial regulations overhaul bill (H.R. 4173). But before they do, they'll likely approve an amendment from the pro-business New Democrats Coalition to pre-empt tougher state laws. Congressional Democrats and the Obama Administration have been fighting against this for months.

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On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee will begin its mark-up of the Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009. This is the first bill Congress will take up to fulfill President Obama's effort to re-regulate the financial markets. Click through to read the details of the CFPA legislation.

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