H.R. 5414 (93rd): Equal Consumer Credit Act

Introduced:
Mar 08, 1973 (93rd Congress, 1973–1974)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 8702 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 14, 1973

H.R. 8553 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 08, 1973

H.R. 6995 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 16, 1973

H.R. 5599 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 14, 1973

Sponsor
Margaret Heckler
Representative for Massachusetts's 10th congressional district
Party
Republican
Related Bills
H.R. 8702 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 1973

H.R. 8553 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 08, 1973

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 8, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 08, 1973
Referred to Committee Mar 08, 1973
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit discrimination on account or sex of marital status against individuals seeking credit.

Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Financial Services

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3/8/1973--Introduced.
Equal Consumer Credit Act - Prohibits, under the Truth in Lending Act, discrimination on account of sex or marital status against individuals seeking credit in connection with any consumer credit sale. Provides for penalties for any creditor or credit card issuer who discriminates against any individual in a matter prohibited by this Act.

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