US House of Representatives


House Financial Services Committee:


Scheduled Markup on 10/27 & 10/28 postponed till Nov 3rd due to HFSC floor activity



House Floor Consideration of Financial Services Committee Legislation:



Monday 10/26 


Consideration of the Export/Import Bank Discharge Petition by Rep. Stephen Fincher 


H.Res.450 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)

Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 597) to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Fincher, Stephen Lee [R-TN-8] (Introduced 09/30/2015)
Committees: House – Rules
Latest Action: 10/09/2015 Motion to discharge the Committee on Rules filed by Mr. Fincher. Assigned to the Discharge Calendar, Calendar No. 1. (All Actions)
Notes: On 10/9/2015, a motion was filed to discharge the Committee on Rules from the consideration of H.Res.450 a resolution providing for consideration of H.R.597. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 114-2: text with signatures.)




Tuesday 10/27 – Financial Services Suspensions:


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 – Rep. Gwen Mooore (D-WI) [PDF]
Added 10/23/2015 at 04:31 PM
H.R. 3032  Securities and Exchange Commission Reporting Modernization Act of 2015 – Rep. Krysten Sinema (D-AZ) [PDF]
Added 10/23/2015 at 04:31 PM
S. 2036  Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015 (Fannie/Freddie CEO) – Senator David Vitter (R-LA) [PDF]
Added 10/23/2015 at 04:31 PM

Wednesday 10/28 & Thursday 10/29 –

Items that may be considered pursuant to a rule


H.R. 1090 Retail Investor Protection Act (DOL Fiduciary Rule) by Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) (Rules Committee Print 114-31, showing the text of the bill as ordered reported by the Committee on Financial Services) [PDF] [XML]
:: H. Rept. 114-304 Part 1—Report from the Committee on Financial Services [PDF]
Added 10/23/2015 at 01:53 PM
:: H.R. 1090 (as reported) [PDF] [XML]
Added 10/23/2015 at 01:53 PM

House Agriculture Committee:


Subcommittee on Nutrition – Public Hearing RE: Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: Breaking the Cycle


Oct 27, 2015 10:00 am

300 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. Subcommittee on Nutrition – Public Hearing








US Senate:


Senate Banking Committee:



Wednesday, October 28, 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 State of Rural Banking: Challenges and Consequences”.


The witnesses will be: 


Mr. Terry L. Foster, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, MCS Bank, Lewistown, PA

Mr. Roger A. Porch, Vice President, First National Bank, Phillip, SD

Ms. Carrie Wood, President and Chief Executive Officer, Timberland Federal Credit Union, DuBois, PA

Ms. Sarah Edelman, Director of Housing Policy, Center for American Progress



Senate HELP Committee:




Wednesday, October 28, 2015 

2:30 PM  216 Hart Senate Office Building


The Committee on Heath, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Retirement Plan Options for Small Businesses”.


The witnesses will be:


Scott Anderson

Owner, Static Peak, LLC; Member

Board of Directors, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Jackson , WY


  1. Lance Schoening

Member, Board Of Directors

American Benefits Council; Director of Product Management, Principal Financial Group

Des Moines , IA

John J. Kalamarides

Senior Vice President Of Institutional Investment SolutionsSenior Vice President Of Institutional Investment Solutions

Prudential Retirement

Hartford , CT

David Certner

Legislative Counsel And Legislative Policy Director


Washington , D.C.

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