HR 1500

Title: Consumers First Act
Author: Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)

Summary
...The bill specifically states the duties of the Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity (under current law, these are delegated by the CFPB Director). It also adds the duty to implement enforcement and supervisory authority regarding the fair lending laws.</p> <p>Specified units, offices, and boards of the CFPB must perform their assigned duties and may not be renamed or reorganized. </p> <p>The bill amends all statutory references to the "Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection" to refer instead to the "Consumer Financial Protection Bureau." </p> <p>Membership and meeting requirements for the Consumer Advisory Board are also revised. </p>

Status
Introduced in House 03/05/2019
Introduced in House 03/05/2019
Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/05/2019
Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/05/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 03/28/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 34 - 26. 03/28/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 116-57, Part I. 05/10/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 116-57, Part I. 05/10/2019
Committee on Education and Labor discharged. 05/10/2019
Committee on Education and Labor discharged. 05/10/2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 35. 05/10/2019
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 389 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1500 and H.R. 1994. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 1500, under a structured rule, and provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 1994, under a closed rule. The resolution provides for proceedings during the period from May 24, 2019, through May 31, 2019, and provides for motions to suspend the rules on the legislative day of May 23, 2019. 05/20/2019
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 389. (consideration: CR H4075-4110) 05/22/2019
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1500 and H.R. 1994. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 1500, under a structured rule, and provides for one hour of debate on H.R. 1994, under a closed rule. The resolution provides for proceedings during the period from May 24, 2019, through May 31, 2019, and provides for motions to suspend the rules on the legislative day of May 23, 2019. 05/22/2019
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 389 and Rule XVIII. 05/22/2019
The Speaker designated the Honorable Ami Bera to act as Chairman of the Committee. 05/22/2019
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1500. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Velazquez amendment No. 1. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Steil amendment No. 2. 05/22/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Steil amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Steil demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Adams amendment No. 3. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lawson (FL) amendment No. 4. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pressley amendment No. 5. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment No. 6. 05/22/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Burgess amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Waters demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment No. 7. 05/22/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Burgess amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Burgess demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cohen amendment No. 8. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bonamici amendment No. 9. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Case amendment No. 10. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Golden amendment No. 11. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Escobar amendment No. 12. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Neguse amendment No. 13. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stevens amendment No. 14. 05/22/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Stevens amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Stevens demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment No. 15. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tlaib amendment No. 16. 05/22/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 389, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Green (TX) amendment No. 17. 05/22/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Green (TX) amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. McHenry demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on agreeing to the amendment until a time to be announced. 05/22/2019
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier an on which further proceedings had been postponed. 05/22/2019
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1500. 05/22/2019
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 05/22/2019
Mr. Steil moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Financial Services. (text: CR H4108) 05/22/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Steil motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to prohibit the use of funds from the Civil Penalty Fund to be used for any purpose other than compensating actual victims of activities for which civil penalties have been imposed under Federal consumer financial laws. 05/22/2019
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. 05/22/2019
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 191 - 231 (Roll no. 227). 05/22/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 231 - 191 (Roll no. 228). 05/22/2019
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 231 - 191 (Roll no. 228). 05/22/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 05/22/2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. 05/23/2019

Bill Text
05/23/2019 - HR 1500 (Referred+in+Senate) 05/22/2019 - HR 1500 (Engrossed+in+House) 05/10/2019 - HR 1500 (Reported+in+House) 03/05/2019 - HR 1500 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)
    U.S. Representative

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