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Financial Oversight Commission Act of 2008

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To establish the Financial Oversight Commission, and for other purposes.

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11/19/2008Introduced in House

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11/19/2008Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/19/2008Introduced in House
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House Financial Services11/19/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/19/2008)

Financial Oversight Commission Act of 2008 - Establishes the Financial Oversight Commission to investigate facts and circumstances relating to the financial crisis of 2008, including any relevant legislation, Executive Order, regulation, plan, policy, practice, or procedure that pertains to: (1) government sponsored enterprises (GSEs), including the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac); (2) the stock market; (3) the housing market; (4) credit rating agencies; (5) the financial services sector, including hedge funds, private equity, and the insurance industry; and (6) the role of congressional oversight and resource allocation.

Directs the Commission to identify, evaluate, and report to Congress and the President on the lessons learned from the financial crisis regarding the structure, coordination, management policies, and procedures of governmental and nongovernmental entities related to crisis detection, prevention, and response.