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Congresswoman Joyce Beatty

Representing the 3rd District of Ohio

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.

Read more below, or please contact my office for more information concerning my work and views on Financial Services.

More on Financial Services and Consumer Protection

Oct 16, 2019 News Articles
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger faced a barrage of questions Wednesday from lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee covering everything from the agency's constitutionality to why it has not demanded refunds for consumers in recent settlements.
Oct 9, 2019 News Articles
For the past seven years, Black Enterprise has produced our annual Power in the Boardroom report, examining black representation and participation in corporate governance at the nation’s largest publicly traded corporations.
Oct 2, 2019 News Articles
The U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development, and Insurance convened a hearing on September 25, 2019, to discuss the federal Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program, including recently proposed HECM legislation.
Sep 26, 2019 News Articles
A House hearing on the future of regulating debt collectors showcased a sharp divide between Democrats and Republicans over a pending proposal by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Sep 25, 2019 Press Release
Chairs Subcommittee hearing entitled, “Examining the Racial and Gender Wealth Gap in America”
Sep 13, 2019 News Articles
The House Financial Services Committee advanced a series of bills this week.
Aug 21, 2019 Press Release
Organizes listening session, district tour, and community conversation focused on the need for better affordability, availability, and sustainability
Aug 20, 2019 News Articles
New data released from the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services reveals that diversity and inclusion in the finance industry is lagging behind.
Aug 14, 2019 Announcements
On August 14, 1935, the Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Aug 13, 2019 Press Release
D&I Chair Beatty and Committee Chairwoman Waters release findings from banks on diversity and inclusion statistics

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