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H.R. 1500 (116th): Consumers First Act

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To require the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to meet its statutory purpose, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Maxine Waters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 23, 2019
Length: 54 pages
Introduced
Mar 5, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 22, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

29 Cosponsors (29 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Maloney Helps Pass Consumers First Act
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on May 23, 2019

Adams' Amendment Protecting Students Borrowers Included in Passage of H.R. 1500
    — Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC12] (Co-sponsor) on May 23, 2019

Bill Flores Discusses This Week in Washington
    — Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17, 2011-2020] on May 24, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1500 will add $19 million in new spending through 2029.
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History

Mar 5, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 26, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 28, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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May 10, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 22, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1500 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1500. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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