US HB281 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 37-2)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-11 - Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 2.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


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) gender-neutral.

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Ensuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019



2019-07-11HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 2.
2019-07-11HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-01-08HouseReferred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
2019-01-08HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB65 (Related) 2019-01-09 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.


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