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S.575 Debit Interchange Fee Study Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 15, 2011 Introduced in Senate

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    • On June 21, 2011, by ShyanneT - Government officials, stores and financial institutions are having a huge row over interchange fees on debit and charge cards. Banks charge merchants an interchange fee to wire them the money a consumer agreed to pay using a card. Companies are starting to rebel, because many are tiring of having to pay financial institutions to get money they're owed. Here is the proof: "Merchants moving away from debit and credit cards":http://personalmoneystore.com/moneyblog/2011/06/15/merchants-credit-cards

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      As noted by ShyanneT, a user on OpenCongress.org, on June 21, 2011, "Government officials, stores and financial institutions are having a huge row over interchange fees on debit and charge cards. Banks charge merchants an interchange fee to wire them the money a consumer agreed to pay using a card. Companies are starting to rebel, because many are tiring of having to pay financial institutions to get money they're owed. Here is the proof: "Merchants moving away from debit and credit cards":http://personalmoneystore.com/moneyblog/2011/06/15/merchants-credit-cards "

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    • S. 575 - GovTrack.us - March 23, 2012 by govtrack.us - Feb 13, 2007. S. 575 (110th). A bill to authorize appropriations for border and transportation security personnel and technology, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by govtrack.us on March 23, 2012, "Feb 13, 2007. S. 575 (110th). A bill to authorize appropriations for border and transportation security personnel and technology, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s575&sa=U&ei=J36oT7yFI5HfgQfD9_3EAQ&ved=0CCsQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEmYHILyMqjJ4JkGAtwQEqgDV7IwA)
    • S. 575 - GovTrack.us - March 23, 2012 by govtrack.us - Feb 13, 2007. S. 575 (110th). A bill to authorize appropriations for border and transportation security personnel and technology, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by govtrack.us on March 23, 2012, "Feb 13, 2007. S. 575 (110th). A bill to authorize appropriations for border and transportation security personnel and technology, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s575&sa=U&ei=e4OkT6hYhv6CB4yi7M8B&ved=0CCsQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFdlXkM8QmEIErqu2BVP0Eigx1HAQ)
    • S. 575 - GovTrack.us - March 23, 2012 by govtrack.us - Feb 13, 2007. S. 575 (110th). A bill to authorize appropriations for border and transportation security personnel and technology, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by govtrack.us on March 23, 2012, "Feb 13, 2007. S. 575 (110th). A bill to authorize appropriations for border and transportation security personnel and technology, and for other purposes. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s575&sa=U&ei=lCufT4Mu5-DbBe3x8LwC&ved=0CDEQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNG8i2rW00oxc5womNhTk-a4XKzodw)

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    • Sanson was worth the wait for Lavi - July 18, 2012 by The Border Mail - He played 231 matches from 1995 to 2007 and coached the club in 275 games for a winning strike-rate of 58 per cent. Sanson’s 575 career goals is also a Lavington record and at one stage he played alongside brothers Mark, Paul and Brett in a game.

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      As noted by The Border Mail on July 18, 2012, "He played 231 matches from 1995 to 2007 and coached the club in 275 games for a winning strike-rate of 58 per cent. Sanson’s 575 career goals is also a Lavington record and at one stage he played alongside brothers Mark, Paul and Brett in a game." (http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/133416/sanson-was-worth-the-wait-for-lavi/?c=16)
    • Farm-to-Fork Gala celebrates abundance of local harvest - July 11, 2012 by Americus Times-Recorder - Koinonia Farm raises pastured pork, grass-fed beef, free-range eggs, pecans, blueberries, muscadines and seasonal produce on the community’s 575-acre property. And, as many are aware, the community has an on-site bakery and related vibrant mail-order bus

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      As noted by Americus Times-Recorder on July 11, 2012, "Koinonia Farm raises pastured pork, grass-fed beef, free-range eggs, pecans, blueberries, muscadines and seasonal produce on the community’s 575-acre property. And, as many are aware, the community has an on-site bakery and related vibrant mail-order bus" (http://americustimesrecorder.com/local/x941523931/Farm-to-Fork-Gala-celebrates-abundance-of-local-harvest)
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