Summary: H.R.41 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.41. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/04/2007)

Business Checking Fairness Act of 2007 - Amends federal law to authorize interest-bearing or dividend-bearing transaction accounts for all businesses, permitting up to 24 transfers per month to another account of the owner in the same institution.

Amends the Federal Reserve Act, the Home Owners' Loan Act, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to repeal the prohibition against the payment of interest on demand deposits.

Amends the Federal Reserve Act to require the Board to survey biennially and report biennially to Congress on bank fees and certain services.

Amends the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, and the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act of 1994, to repeal certain reporting requirements.

Cites practices which shall not be treated as payment or receipt of interest if they relate to an escrow account maintained at a depository institution in connection with a real estate transaction.