The U.S. House of Representatives passed the following financial services bills to support veterans, benefit investors, provide housing opportunities, hold regulators accountable, promote Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) and improve cybersecurity:
- R. 4302, Homeless Assistance Act of 2019, a bill that would allow public housing agencies to share client level data with local governments and nonprofit service providers, and help them to identify people who experience homelessness and frequently use multiple services and systems passed by a voice vote.
- R. 4335, 8-K Trading Gap Act of 2019, a bill that would fix a loophole in securities laws to prevent corporate insiders from profiting based on nonpublic information passed by a vote of 384-7.
- R. 4841, Prudential Regulators Oversight Act, a bipartisan bill that requires the federal prudential banking regulators to provide annual testimony to the House Financial Services Committee, along with semiannual reports on their supervisory and regulatory activities passed by a voice vote.
- R. 5315, Expanding Opportunities for MDIs Act, a bill that would codify the U.S. Department of Treasury’s mentor-protégé program to encourage collaboration and partnerships between MDIs and large financial institutions passed by a voice vote.
- R. 2398, Veteran HOUSE Act of 2020, a bill to expand the eligibility for the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program, to veterans experiencing homelessness who have received an “other than honorable” discharge passed by a vote of 362-31.
- R. 4458, Cybersecurity and Financial System Resilience Act of 2019, a bill that would help strengthen cybersecurity at the prudential banking regulators as well as the financial institutions they supervise passed by a voice vote.
- 457, President George H.W. Bush and First Spouse Barbara Bush Coin Act, a bill that requires the issuance of $1 coins bearing the image of President George H.W. Bush for a one-year period beginning on January 1, 2019, and bullion coins bearing the image of Barbara Bush during that same period passed by a voice vote.