H.Con.Res.429 - Recognizing the low presence of minorities in the financial services industry and minorities and women in upper level positions of management, and expressing the sense of the Congress that active measures should be taken to increase the demographic diversity of the financial services industry.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6] (Introduced 06/13/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/24/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Education Reform. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.429 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/13/2006)
Declares that Congress: (1) recognizes that minorities and women still face unique challenges entering into and obtaining upper level positions within the financial services industry; and (2) encourages financial institutions to take specified steps to increase participation of women and minorities in the industry.
Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) active measures should be taken by employers and educational institutions to increase the demographic diversity of the financial services industry; and (2) diversity within the financial services industry is vitally important not only to promoting innovation and creativity in the industry but to developing a more inclusive workforce for a fair and just economy.