To require the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, when issuing a research paper, to include all studies, data, and other analyses on which the paper was based.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 1, 2014
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on June 11, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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What legislators are saying
“Fitzpatrick Presses CFPB Chief in Financial Services Hearing”
— Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8, 2011-2016] (Sponsor) on Jun 19, 2014
May 1, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 10, 2014
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Jun 11, 2014
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jul 21, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3131 (114th).
H.R. 4539 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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