Financial Services Week Ahead July 27 to July 31

US House of Representatives:


House Financial Services Committee:


Hearing entitled “The Dodd-Frank Act Five Years Later: Are We More Prosperous?”  Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Full Committee 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • The Honorable Phil Gramm, Senior Partner, U.S. Policy Metrics and former United States Senator
  • The Honorable R. Bradley Miller, Of Counsel, Grais & Ellsworth LLP and former member of Congress
  • Mr. Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute




Markup of H.R. 766, H.R. 1210, H.R. 1317, H.R. 1553, H.R. 1737, H.R. 1839, H.R. 1941, H.R. 2091, H.R. 2243, H.R. 2643, H.R. 2912, H.R. 3032, H.R. 3189, and H.R. 3192  Tuesday, July 28, 2015 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Full Committee 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

The Committee on Financial Services will meet in open session and subsequent days if necessary to consider, in an order to be determined by the Chairman, the following measures:

  • H.R. 766, the “Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015”
  • H.R. 1210, the “Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act”
  • H.R. 1317, To amend the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to specify how clearing requirements apply to certain affiliate transactions, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 1553, the “Small Bank Exam Cycle Reform Act of 2015”
  • H.R. 1737, the “Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act”
  • H.R. 1839, the “Reforming Access for Investments in Startup Enterprises Act of 2015”
    • An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute expected to be offered by Mr. McHenry is being distributed with this notice.   Members wishing to offer amendments are counseled to do so with reference to this text.
  • H.R. 1941, the “Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act”
  • H.R. 2091, the “Child Support Assistance Act of 2015”
  • H.R. 2243, the “Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015”
  • H.R. 2643, the “State Licensing Efficiency Act of 2015”
  • H.R. 2912, the “Centennial Monetary Commission Act of 2015”
  • H.R. 3032, the “Securities and Exchange Commission Reporting Modernization Act”
  • H.R. 3189, the “Fed Oversight Reform and Modernization Act of 2015”
  • H.R. 3192, the “Homebuyers Assistance Act”


House Agriculture Committee:


Full Committee on Agriculture – Public Hearing: Dodd-Frank Turns Five:

Jul 29, 2015 10:00am

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. 1300 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. Full Committee – Public Hearing RE:  Dodd-Frank Turns Five:  Assessing the Progress of Global Derivatives Reforms

Witness: TBA




US Senate:


Senate Banking Committee:




Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection

Wednesday, July 29, 2015  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

the COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND CONSUMER PROTECTION will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “The Role of Bankruptcy Reform in Addressing Too-Big-To Fail”. The witnesses will be:


Mr. Randall D. Guynn, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardell, LLP


Professor John B. Taylor, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow in Economics, Stanford University


Professor Thomas H. Jackson, President Emeritus, University of Rochester


Professor Simon Johnson, Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT Sloan School of Management



Tuesday, July 28, 2015  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban.” The witness on Panel I will be: 

The Honorable Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), United States Senator.

The witnesses on Panel II will be:

The Honorable Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Center for a New American Security

Mr. Richard E. Muncrief, President and Chief Executive Officer, WPX Energy; Dr. Benjamin Zycher, John G. Searle Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

Mr. Leo W. Gerard, International President, United Steelworkers, and Chair, AFL-CIO Policy and Legislative Committee

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