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A bill to amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to limit the property and casualty and life insurance activities of bank holding companies and their subsidiaries.


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Date Actions Overview
06/25/1980Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
06/25/1980Referred to Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
Action By: Senate

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Sen. Church, Frank [D-ID]
Sen. Bentsen, Lloyd M. [D-TX]
Sen. Cohen, William S. [R-ME]
Sen. Bellmon, Henry L. [R-OK]
Sen. Tsongas, Paul E. [D-MA]
Sen. Mitchell, George J. [D-ME]

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs06/25/1980 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/25/1980)

Amends the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to prohibit bank holding companies and their subsidiaries from selling insurance as principals, agents or brokers, except: (1) where the insurance secures an extension of credit in the event of death or disability of the debtor; (2) where the insurance is declining balance credit property insurance, sold by a subsidiary finance company, to protect against loss or damage to collateral securing an extension of credit of $10,000 for less (adjusted by the Consumer Price Index with 1980 as the base year); (3) any insurance agency activity in a community of less than 5,000 which has inadequate insurance agency facilities; (4) any insurance agency activity lawfully engaged in by a bank holding company on June 6, 1978, or by a subsidiary finance company acquired between June 6, 1978, and June 6, 1979; (5) certain supervisory activity over agents who sell insurance covering a holding company's property and employees; and (6) any insurance agency activity, except the sale of unauthorized life insurance or annuities, conducted by a bank holding company or its subsidiary which has less than $50,000,000 in total assets.