H.Res.721 - Encouraging greater public-private sector collaboration to promote financial literacy for students and young adults.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] (Introduced 09/11/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/11/2014 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.721 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/11/2014)
Supports the efforts of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy in working with the public and private sectors to:
- increase financial education for youth in school and for adults in the workplace,
- increase access to financial services,
- establish measures of national financial literacy,
- conduct research on financial knowledge, and
- strengthen financial education programs.
Reaffirms the purposes of the Dodd-Frank Act directing federal financial agencies and the entities they regulate to partner with organizations focused on developing opportunities to place talented young minorities and women in industry internships, summer employment, and full-time positions.
Supports the efforts of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to provide consumers with relevant information and decisionmaking tools regarding important financial decisions.