Summary: H.Con.Res.429 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.Con.Res.429. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.