H.R. 1538: National Financial Literacy Act of 2013

Apr 12, 2013
Referred to Committee
0% chance of being enacted
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Eddie Johnson
Representative for Texas's 30th congressional district
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Apr 12, 2013
8 pages
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H.R. 4394 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 18, 2012


This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 12, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Introduced Apr 12, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 12, 2013
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1% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

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Full Title

To provide incentives to encourage financial institutions and small businesses to provide continuing financial education to customers, borrowers, and employees, and for other purposes.


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27 cosponsors (27D) (show)

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National Financial Literacy Act of 2013 - Amends the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 to require federal financial supervisory agencies jointly to prescribe regulations establishing:
(1) minimum standards to be met by a community-based financial literacy program in order to be eligible for consideration as a qualified community-based financial literacy program;
(2) procedures for financial institutions to apply to a federal financial supervisory agency for approval of such a program; and
(3) a requirement that financial institutions submit a regular report on how the institution supported and promoted financial literacy in its entire community, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.
Authorizes a federal financial supervisory agency to take an institution's direct support of a qualified community-based financial literacy program into account when it assesses the institution's record of meeting the community's credit needs.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit to small businesses for 35% of the expenses paid or incurred for providing qualified continuing financial education to their employees.

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