On March 28, 2019, the House Financial Services Committee passed H.R. 1500, the Consumers First Act, by a 34-26 vote.

The bill is intended to reverse various actions taken by Mick Mulvaney during his tenure as CFPB Acting Director.

The bill is the topic of this week’s podcast, which features a member of Ballard Spahr’s federal lobbying and government relations team discussing what’s in the bill and the impact of current House dynamics on the bill’s prospects for passage or the prospects for passage of particular provisions.… Continue Reading