FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD MAY 1 to MAY 5

 

US House of Representatives:

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

 

Markup of HR 10, the Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 

Full Committee

May 2, 2017 at 10:00 AM

2128 Rayburn HOB

 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

H.R. 10, the “Financial CHOICE Act of 2017”

 

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

 

Member Meeting with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray (closed meeting – members and staff ONLY)

Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee

May 2nd, 2017 at 10:00am

2359 Rayburn House Office Building

 

IRS Oversight Hearing  Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee

May 3, 2017 at 1:00 PM in

2362-A Rayburn House Office Building  Witness Panel: Honorable J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Nina E. Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate, Internal Revenue Service

 

 

SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE

Hearing: “Empowering Small Businesses: The Accelerator Model.”  

May 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM

2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building

Click here for  Hearing Notice

 

The hearing will examine how business accelerators help entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses grow and create jobs, while also offering Members of the Committee the opportunity to hear from organizations that are directly involved in offering private sector resources to small businesses.

Witness Panel:

Ms. Starr Marcello, Executive Director, Edward L. Kaplan New Venture Challenge (NVC), Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation  University of Chicago, Chicago, IL  Mr. Darrin M. Redus, Sr. Vice President, Minority Business Accelerator, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Cincinnati, OH  Ms. Carolyn Rodz, Founder and CEO, Circular Board, Houston, TX

 

COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM

 

Hearing: Reviewing the FAFSA Data Breach

Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

MAY 3, 2017 at 9:30 AM

2154 Rayburn House Office Building

 

HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE

 

Hearing: Failures of Fiscal Management: A View From the Comptroller General

May 3, 2017 at 10:00 AM

1334 Longworth House Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Gene L. Dodaro, Comptroller General of the United States, U.S. Government Accountability Office

 

U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FLOOR SCHEDULE

May 1, 2017 to May 4, 2017

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 910 – Fair Access to Investment Research Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. French Hill / Financial Services Committee) 2) H.R. 1312 – Small Business Capital Formation Enhancement Act (Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Poliquin / Financial Services Committee) 3) H.R. 1366 – U.S. Territories Investor Protection Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Nydia Velázquez / Financial Services Committee) 4) H.R. 657 – Follow the Rules Act (Sponsored by Rep. Sean Duffy / Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

Consideration of Legislation Making Further Appropriations for FY 2017

 

US SENATE:

U.S. SENATE FLOOR SCHEDULE

Cloture vote 

Confirmation of Jay Clayton to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission

May 1, 2017 at 5:30 PM

U.S. Senate Floor

 

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

Hearing: Examining the U.S. — EU Covered Agreements

May 2, 2017 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Mr. Michael McRaith, Former Director, Federal Insurance Office, U.S. Department of Treasury

The Honorable Julie Mix McPeak, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, on behalf of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Mr. Michael C. Sapnar, President & CEO, Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, on behalf of the American Insurance Association, American Council of Life Insurers, and Reinsurance Association of America

Mr. Stuart Henderson, President & CEO, Western National Mutual Insurance Company, on behalf of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies

Mr. David Zaring, Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

 

Hearing: Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program, Part II

May 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Mr. Steve Ellis, Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense, on behalf of the SmarterSafer Coalition

Mr. Michael Hecht, President and CEO, Greater New Orleans, Inc., on behalf of the Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance

Mr. Larry Larson, Director Emeritus, Senior Policy Advisor, Association for State Floodplain Managers

 

SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEE

 

Hearing: Private Sector Growth and the Economy

May 3, 2017 at 10:30 AM

608 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Michael Strain, Ph.D., Director of the Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute,

William Dunkelberg, Ph.D., Chief Economist for the National Federation of Independent Business,

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Center for Sustainable Development for Columbia University.

 

AROUND TOWN:

 

05/02/17 09:00 AM EST Federal Open Market Committee meeting The Federal Open Market Committee holds a closed meeting. The FOMC is the policymaking arm of the Federal Reserve, May 2-3

 

05/02/17 09:00 AM EST The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation discussion on startups The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation holds a discussion on “Learning From the World’s Leading Startup Ecosystems.” Register here.

 

05/03/17 09:30 AM EST The Brookings Institution discussion on financial stability The Brookings Institution holds a discussion on “The Quest for Financial Stability a Decade After the Onset of the Global Financial Crisis.” Register here.

 

05/03/17 01:00 PM EST WWC’s Global Women’s Leadership Initiative discussion on data driving global parity The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Global Women’s Leadership Initiative holds a discussion on “Numbers Matter: Data Driving Global Parity.”

 

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