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H.R. 1443: LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act

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To amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to require the collection of small business loan data related to LGBTQ-owned businesses.

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Sponsor and status

Ritchie Torres

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 15th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Feb 26, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 24, 2021

This bill passed in the House on June 24, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

41 Cosponsors (41 Democrats)

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

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 1443 – LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act (Jun 22, 2021)

What legislators are saying

Maloney Votes to Secure Equality in Access to Credit for LGBTQ+ Small Businesses
    — Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 25, 2021

Equality Caucus Commends President Biden for Executive Order on Advancing LGBTQI+ Equality
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 15, 2022

Leader's Dynamic Vote Guide
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jun 24, 2021

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History

Feb 26, 2021
 
Introduced

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May 12, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 11, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Jun 15, 2021
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

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Jun 17, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Jun 17, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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Jun 24, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1443 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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