Financial Services and Consumer Protection
Beatty's Focus on Financial Services and Consumer Protections
As a senior Member of the Financial Services Committee and Member of the Joint Economic Committee, I am fighting to ensure an economy and financial services system that works for ALL Americans.
Highlights of Beatty Work on Financial Services and Consumer Protection
- Co-Chair of the House Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus.
- Authored the Financial Literacy College Education Act to establish best practices to teach financial literacy at institutions of higher education. The bill was signed into law in the 115th Congress.
- Passed the Free Credit Scores for Consumers Act out of the Financial Services Committee to provide consumers with free access to their credit scores.
- One of the lead Democrats on the Consumers First Act, a bill to make sure consumers’ interests are placed before the interests of corporations.
- Leader on efforts to ensure the Treasury Department places Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.
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More on Financial Services and Consumer Protection
Washington, DC—The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion, chaired by U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), held a hearing today entitled, “Access Denied: Eliminating Barriers and Increasing Economic Opportunity for Justice-Involved Individuals.” The Subcommittee hearing examined the impact of economic barriers on justice-involved individuals, as well as opportunities to increase economic access for justice-involved individuals.