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H.R. 281: Ensuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019

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To amend the Federal Reserve Act to require Federal Reserve banks to interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one individual reflective of racial or ethnic diversity when appointing Federal Reserve bank presidents, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joyce Beatty

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2019
Length: 15 pages
Introduced
Jan 8, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 10, 2019

This bill passed in the House on September 10, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 8, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 20, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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

Jul 11, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Sep 10, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 281 is 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. 281. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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