The CFPB has issued its Fall 2019 Semi-Annual Report to Congress covering the period April 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.

The report represents the CFPB’s third semi-annual report under Director Kraninger’s leadership and continues the practice of the prior two reports of not providing aggregate numbers for how much consumers obtained in consumer relief

The House Financial Services Committee has updated its website to confirm that CFPB Director Kraninger is scheduled to appear at the Committee’s hearing tomorrow entitled “Putting Consumers First? A Semi-Annual Review of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”

The update also indicates that Director Kraninger’s appearance will be followed by a panel consisting of the following

Yesterday, Mick Mulvaney made his first appearance as CFPB Acting Director before the House Financial Services Committee to present the Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress for the period beginning April 1, 2017, and ending September 30, 2017, a period of time when Richard Cordray was still the Director.

In his message preceding the Semi-Annual Report,

The CFPB has issued its eleventh Semi-Annual Report to the President and Congress covering the period October 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017.

The 178-page report recycles information from previously-issued CFPB reports and reviews ongoing and past developments, which we have covered in previous blog posts.

By way of aggregate statistics, the report indicates that

The CFPB has issued its sixth Semi-Annual Report to the President and Congress covering the period from April 1 through September 30, 2014.

As we have found with previous CFPB semi-annual reports, despite its 188-page length, the latest report provides no noteworthy new information about CFPB activities.  Instead it recycles information in various previously-issued CFPB