Summary: H.R.5660 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5660. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (12/14/2000)

Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 - Title I: Commodity Futures Modernization - Amends the Commodity Exchange Act to authorize appropriations for authorities and activities under such Act.

Revises specified provisions, including: (1) over-the-counter derivatives; (2) futures exchange regulation; (3) contracts; (4) prohibited transactions; and (5) boards of trade.

Title II: Coordinated Regulation of Security Futures Products - Subtitle A: Securities Law Amendments - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 respecting: (1) regulatory relief for markets and intermediaries trading security futures products; and (2) and interagency cooperation.

Subtitle B: Amendments to the Commodity Exchange Act - Amends the Commodity Exchange Act respecting Securities and Exchange Commission jurisdiction.

Title III: Legal Certainty for Swap Agreements - Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Securities Act of 1933, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 respecting swap agreements.

Title IV: Regulatory Responsibility for Bank Products - Legal Certainty for Bank Products Act of 2000 - Excludes specified banking products and swap agreements from Commodity Futures Exchange Commission coverage.