H.R.281: Ensuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019

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Ensuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019 This bill requires that in making the appointment of a president, a Federal Reserve Bank must interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one reflective of racial or ethnic diversity. The bill amends numerous banking-, finance-, and trade-related Acts to make references to officials (including those to the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)...

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There are 7 statements associated with H.R.281.

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Date Description
Sept. 11
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Sept. 10

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7576-7577)

Sept. 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7576-7579)
Sept. 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 10
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Sept. 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 281.
Sept. 10
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Sept. 10
Mr. San Nicolas moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 2.
July 11
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Jan. 8
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
Jan. 8

Introduced in the House by Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio)

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