H.R.2498: Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2017

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87 (85 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

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Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) to expand the categories of prohibited discrimination when extending credit to include discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity. (Currently, such discrimination in credit is prohibited only on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex or marital status, or age.) The bill defines: (1) "gender...

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May 17, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
May 17, 2017

Introduced in the House by Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.)

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