House Passes Rep. Tom Graves’ Financial Services Reform Bill

Bill Creates Fund For America’s Kids And Grandkids

Thursday, July 19, 2018
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, FY2019 (H.R. 6147). The Financial Services and General Government portion of the bill was authored by Rep. Tom Graves, who is chairman of the Appropriations Committee’s Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee. The bill provides annual funding for the Treasury Department, the Judiciary, the Small Business Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, and other related agencies.
 


That section of the bill totals $23.4 billion. It targets resources to programs that will help boost economic growth and opportunity, protect consumers and investors, promote an efficient federal court system, and stop financial crime. 



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