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Archived Actions

These actions are historical (archived). They can be viewed, but no longer taken.

Oppose

National Legislation

S 1607: Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2015

Sponsor: Robert Portman [R-OH] on 2015-06-18
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s1607

Oppose

National Action

Auto dealers try to stymie CFPB’s powers (oppose 1737!)

Date: Thu, July 30, 2015

Take Action

The National Automobile Dealers Association is pushing legislation, the “Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act” (HR 1737) to restrict the ability of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to regulate auto lending.

Oppose

National Legislation

HR 1737: Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act

Sponsor: Frank Guinta [R-NH1] on 2015-04-13
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1737

Oppose

National Action

HR 1210 would let banks evade commonsense mortgage underwriting

Date: Thu, July 30, 2015

Write Congress

Consumer Action and its allies oppose HR 1210, the Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act, which would weaken  new ability-to-repay standards for mortgage loans.

Oppose

National Action

Operation Choke Point protects consumers from fraud (oppose HR 766!)

Date: Wed, July 29, 2015

Take Action

Consumer Action and key allies oppose HR 766 (Luetkemeyer), the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015, which would restrict the DOJ's Operation Choke Point and other banking regulator efforts to prevent scammers can steal money from victims using mainstream banking services.

Oppose

National Legislation

HR 766: Financial Institution Consumer Protection Act of 2015

Sponsor: Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3] on 2015-02-05
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr766

Oppose

National Legislation

HR 1210: Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act

Sponsor: Garland Barr [R-KY6] on 2015-03-03
https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1210