Yesterday Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner along with Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)  met with consumer groups, civil rights leaders and the credit card consumers to discuss the national need for credit card reform.

The discussion centered on the House Bill Credit Card Holders Bill of Rights of 2009 (HR 627), which reportedly is about to be passed today. If enacted, this bill would significantly strengthen consumer protections in the credit card market.

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