US House of Representatives:


House Financial Services Committee:



Hearing entitled “Dodd-Frank Five Years Later: What Have We Learned from Conflict Minerals Reporting?” 
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Monetary Policy and Trade

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Professor Jeff Schwartz, Professor of Law, S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
  • Ms. Kimberly Gianapoulos, Director for International Trade, U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • The Honorable Evode Imena, Minister of Mines, Ministry of Natural Resources, Republic of Rwanda
  • Ms. Karen Woody, Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Mr. Per-Olof Loof, Chief Executive Officer, KEMET Electronics Corporation



Hearing entitled “Examining the SEC’s Agenda, Operations, and FY 2017 Budget Request” 
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Full Committee

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • The Honorable Mary Jo White, Chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


Hearing entitled “Oversight of the Financial Stability Oversight Council: Due Process and Transparency in Non-Bank SIFI Designations” 
Thursday, November 19, 2015 9:15 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Oversight and Investigations


Witness List

  • John Macey, Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • Hal Scott, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Adam White, Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institute
  • Robert Hockett, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School



House Floor:


On Monday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

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 (Sponsored by Rep. Gwen Moore / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 3032 – Securities and Exchange Commission Reporting Modernization Act (Sponsored by Rep. Kyrsten Sinema / Financial Services Committee)

  1. 2036– Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Sen. David Vitter / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 1478 – Policyholder Protection Act of 2015 (Sponsored by Rep. Bill Posey / Financial Services Committee)


On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

On Friday, no votes are expected.

H.R. 1737 – Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Guinta / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 1210 – Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Andy Barr / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 3189 – FORM Act of 2015, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule)(Sponsored by Rep. Bill Huizenga / Financial Services Committee)



US Senate:


Senate Banking Committee –


No Hearings Scheduled



Senate Floor:


Possible Consideration:


S.2438 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015


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