Senate Adopts Financial Reform Conference Report, Obama Signs

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(Originally posted July 15)

Senators have given final passage to the Restoring American Financial Stability Act (H.R. 4173) conference report by a vote of 60-39.

Prior to this vote, members waived a budget point of order against the bill raised by Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) by a vote of 60-39.  Sixty votes were needed to waive the motion.

The bill now goes to President Obama for his signature.

Update (7/21): This legislation has been signed into law by President Obama.

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