US House of Representatives:



House Financial Services Committee:


Hearing entitled “Examining Legislative Proposals to Reduce Regulatory Burdens on Main Street Job Creators” 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit


Witness List:



Hearing entitled “The Future of Housing in America: Federal Housing Reforms that Create Housing Opportunity” 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Housing and Insurance


Legislation – H.R. 3700, the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015 introduced by Chairman Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)


Witness List:



Hearing entitled “The Future of Housing in America: 50 Years of HUD and its impact on Federal Housing Policy” 
Thursday, October 22, 2015 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Full Committee


Witness List:


This hearing has been rescheduled from Thursday, October 8, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. to Thursday, October 22 at 10:00 a.m. in room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building.


Hearing entitled “Oversight Hearing on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management” 
Friday, October 23, 2015 9:15 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee:


Witness List:


David Grim, Director of the Division of Investment Management, Securities Exchange Commission



House Financial Services Payment Caucus Member Briefing- By invitation only, Monday, October 21, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in 2168 RHOB


Panelists: Carolyn Balfany – Group Head, U.S. Product Delivery, MasterCard Martin Ferenczi – President of Oberthur Technologies North America Dwaine Kimmet – Senior Vice President of Payments and Treasurer of The Home Depot Jennifer Miles – President, Americas at VeriFone Systems James A. Reuter – Executive Vice President and COO, FirstBank – Lakewood, Colorado  Tom Robinson – President of Robinson Oil Corporation




House Small Business Committee:




The EMV Deadline and What it Means for Small Businesses: Part II
The Committee on Small Business will meet for a hearing titled, The EMV Deadline and What it Means for Small Businesses: Part II The hearing is scheduled to begin at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building


Witness List

Ms. Jami Wade Owner Capitol City CORK and Provisions & Capitol City Cinema Jefferson City, MO

Mr. Keith Lipert Owner Keith Lipert Gallery Washington, DC *Testifying on behalf of the National Retail Federation

Mr. Jared Scheeler Managing Director The Hub Convenience Stores, Inc. Dickinson, ND *Testifying on behalf of National Association of Convenience Stores

Art Potash CEO Potash Markets Chicago, IL *Testifying on behalf of the Food Marketing Institute

Ed Mierzwinski Consumer Program Director and Senior Fellow U.S. Public Interest Research Group Washington, DC



House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee:


Markup, Thursday, October 22 – Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 (STRRA ) – Current Senate Payfors include GFEE increases and reduction of Federal Reserve dividends to various financial institutions.



Click here for text of the bipartisan Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s highway bill that was released today.   Click here for a packet of the bill’s highlights.   Click here for a one-page summary of the bill.


US Senate:


US Senate Banking Committee:


No committee activity this week.

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