Woodstock Institute also applauded Congresswoman Melissa Bean, for her
action in the Committee.  “Congresswoman Bean did the right thing by
voting for the bill, and against weak amendments,” said Ms. Rand.  “We
commend her for her position, and urge her to continue her support when
the bill reaches the House floor.”
 
Woodstock Institute is a 35-year old research and policy development
organization working to document practices in the financial services
industry that restrict access to credit and basic banking services in
underserved markets. 
 
The Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights is expected to be addressed by the full House of Representatives in September.