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S. 3574 - Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act

Sponsor: Mike Rounds (R)
Introduced: 2018-10-11
Bill Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
 

Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act

This bill amends the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to exempt certain financial companies not primarily regulated by either a federal banking agency or the Federal Housing Finance Agency from requirements to conduct stress tests.

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission may issue separate regulations requiring specified financial companies to conduct financial-condition analyses.

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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3574


    To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to provide relief to nonbanks from certain stress test requirements under that Act.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 11, 2018

    Mr. Rounds introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs


A BILL

    To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to provide relief to nonbanks from certain stress test requirements under that Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act”.

SEC. 2. Stress test relief for nonbanks.

Section 165(i)(2) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010 (12 U.S.C. 5365(i)(2)) is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (A), in the second sentence, by striking “are regulated by a primary Federal financial regulatory agency” and inserting “whose primary financial regulatory agency is a Federal banking agency or the Federal Housing Finance Agency”;

(2) in subparagraph (C), in the matter preceding clause (i), by striking “Each Federal primary financial regulatory agency” and inserting “Each Federal banking agency and the Federal Housing Finance Agency”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(D) SEC AND CFTC.—The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission may each issue regulations requiring financial companies with respect to which they are the primary financial regulatory agency to conduct periodic analyses of the financial condition, including available liquidity, of such companies under adverse economic conditions.”.


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