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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Introduced

HELP Rural Communities Act of 2014
Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act of 2014

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to provide for an application process for interested parties to apply for a county to be designated as a rural area, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/14/2014Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

Date
09/16/2014Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
01/14/2014Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S327)
Action By: Senate
01/14/2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S326-327)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY]* 01/14/2014
Sen. Johanns, Mike [R-NE] 01/29/2014

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs01/14/2014 Referred to
09/16/2014 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (01/14/2014)

Helping Expand Lending Practices in Rural Communities Act of 2014 or the HELP Rural Communities Act of 2014 - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to establish an application process under which a person who lives or does business in a state may apply to have a county designated as a rural area for purposes of a federal consumer financial law.

Prescribes criteria for the CFPB to consider when evaluating such an application.

Requires the CFPB to enter each such application into a sortable, downloadable database publicly accessible through its website.