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senate Bill S. 1457

Federal Reserve Credit Facility Review Act of 2009

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      Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
    IntroducedJuly 15th, 2009

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Federal Reserve Credit Facility Review Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize reviews by the Comptroller General of the United States of any credit facility established by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or any Federal reserve bank, and for other purposes.


Federal Reserve Credit Facility Review Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Comptroller General to conduct reviews and onsite examinations of: (1) any credit facility established by the Federal Reserve Board or any federal reserve bank; and (2) such credit facility's establishment as the lender of last resort (including providing credit under enhancements to traditional lending facilities and credit facilities). Cites the credit facilities to which this Act applies. Grants the Comptroller General access to all records and property of any such credit facility, including its officers, employees, contractors, and other agents and representatives. Sets forth the powers of the Comptroller to implement this Act. Requires the Comptroller General to report to Congress on each review conducted. Terminates such authorization five years after enactment of this Act.

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