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Himes Statement on Credit Card Bill Passage

May 20, 2009
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC--Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) released the following statement in support of today’s final passage the Credit Card Holder’s Bill of Rights. The legislation now heads to the White House.

“Providing consumers with reliable, transparent information is one of the most effective ways to empower people to make smart decisions about their finances,” said Congressman Himes. “This law will ensure everyone has access to clear information and that the rules of the personal credit market are fair.”

Click here for a fact sheet on the final bill.

Click here to read the Congressman’s press release issued when the Credit Card Holder’s Bill of Rights initially passed the House.