House Bill 2959
117th Congress(2021-2022)
COVID-19 Fraud Prevention Act
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Passed House on May 18, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 4, 2021
Latest Action
May 19, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2959
Congress
117
Policy Area
Finance and Financial Sector
Finance and Financial Sector
Primary focus of measure is U.S. banking and financial institutions regulation; consumer credit; bankruptcy and debt collection; financial services and investments; insurance; securities; real estate transactions; currency. Measures concerning financial crimes may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement. Measures concerning business and corporate finance may fall under Commerce policy area. Measures concerning international banking may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Passed
May 18, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H2463)
Summary

COVID-19 Fraud Prevention Act

This bill establishes the Consumer and Investor Fraud Working Group to prevent fraud during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. The working group must report quarterly regarding resources available to consumers, public enforcement actions, and related consumer complaints.

Text (3)
Actions (9)
05/19/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
05/18/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/18/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2463)
05/18/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H2463)
05/18/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2959.
05/18/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2463-2464)
05/18/2021
Mr. Cleaver moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
05/04/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
05/04/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
May 5, 2021 7:12:15 AM
Record Updated
Jun 11, 2021 10:20:38 PM