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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

Jun 14, 2019 News Articles
Many Americans were dissatisfied to learn that, according to a New York Times report, that the Treasury Department was already working on the redesign of the $20 bill bearing an image of Harriet Tubman when the Trump administration decided to delay the note's release until at least 2028.
Jun 14, 2019 News Articles
n early design of the updated $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman was leaked and made public Friday.
Jun 13, 2019 Press Release
Housing Financial Literacy Act of 2019 would improve housing affordability and financial literacy.
Jun 10, 2019 News Articles
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, is pressing the financial services industry to release their data on diversity.
Jun 9, 2019 News Articles
Whatever you think about gay rights, no one can deny that we have seen one of the most stunning reversals of U.S. public opinion on a major societal issue in modern times.
Jun 5, 2019 Press Release
Beatty introduces Woman on the Twenty Act of 2019.
Jun 4, 2019 News Articles
Joseph Vaughan, executive director of the new Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Forum (CDIF), says the lack of diversity in D.C. lobbying groups can wind up affecting both practice and policy.
May 30, 2019 News Articles
As House Democrats seek to reverse Trump administration efforts to rein in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the industry's hopes of replacing the bureau's single-director leadership structure with a five-member commission are quickly fading, at least in the short term.
May 27, 2019 News Articles
Given a chance to grill the CEOs of seven of the largest banks in the country last month, U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty wasted no time.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
Beatty early author of the Woman on the Twenty Act.