FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD MAY 22 to MAY 26

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HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

 

Tentative Hearing on Flood Insurance Legislation, Thursday May 25 – Not Confirmed

 

HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing: The President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

May 24, 2017 at 9:30 AM

1334 Longworth House Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Mick Mulvaney, Director, Office of Management and Budget

 

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

 

IRS Oversight Hearing

May 23, 2017 at 3:00 PM

2358-C Rayburn House Office Building

Financial Services and General Government

Witness Panel:

Honorable J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

Nina E. Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate, Internal Revenue Service

 

Department of Justice Budget Hearing

May 24, 2017 1:30 PM

2359 Rayburn House Office Building

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Jefferson Sessions, Attorney General

 

Department of Commerce Budget Hearing

May 25, 2017 at 10:30 AM

H-309 The Capitol

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce

 

HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing: “Disrupter Series: Delivering to Consumers.”

May 23, 2017, at 10:15 AM

2322 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection will hold a hearing on

 

Witness Panel:

Brian Wynne, President and CEO, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI);

Bastian Lehmann, Founder and CEO, Postmates;

Shyam Chidamber, Chief Evangelist and Senior Advisory, Flirty; and

Harry J. Holzer, Ph.D., Jo John LaFarge Jr. S.J. Professor of Public Policy, McCourtSchool of Public Policy, Georgetown University

HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

 

Hearing on “Increasing U.S. Competitiveness and Preventing American Jobs from Moving Overseas.”

May 23, 2017 at 10:00am

1100 of the Longworth House Office Building

 

The hearing will focus on border adjustment and international tax modernization as a core element of comprehensive tax reform and the implications of these policies for increasing jobs, investment, and economic growth in the United States.

 

Click here for the Hearing Advisory

 

Hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposals with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin

May 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM

1100 Longworth House Office Building

 

Click here for the Hearing Advisory

 

Joint Hearing: Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee and House Oversight and Government Reform Information Technology Subcommittee

May 23, 2017 at 2:00 PM

1100 Longworth House Office Building

 

Click here for the Hearing Advisory

 

SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE

Hearing on “Accomplishments and Challenges at the SBA’s Office of International Trade.”

May 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM

2360 Rayburn House Office Building

 

The Committee will hear directly from the SBA about its ongoing efforts to assist small businesses seeking to engage in the international trading system. Mr. Peter J. Cazamias Associate Administrator Office of International Trade United States Small Business Administration Washington, DC

 

Witness Panel:

Mr. Peter J. Cazamias, Associate Administrator Office of International Trade, United States Small Business Administration

 

Hearing on “All Work and No Pay: Change Orders Delayed for Small Construction Contractors.” 

May 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM

2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittees on Contracting and Workforce and Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations

 

This hearing will examine the effects of change orders on small business contractors and potential solutions to alleviate the financial burden on small businesses caused by agency delay in approval and payment of change orders.

 

Witness Panel:

Mr. Edward DeLisle, Co-Chair, Federal Contracting Group, Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Mr. Andy Brown, Vice President, GlenMar Construction, testifying on behalf of the Associated General Contractors of America

Mr. Greg Long, CEO, Long Electric Company, testifying on behalf of the National Electrical Contractors Association

Ms. Colette Nelson, Chief Advocacy Officer, American Subcontractors Association, Inc., testifying on behalf of the Construction Procurement Coalition

 

EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE

 

Hearing: “The Need for More Responsible Regulatory and Enforcement Policies at the EEOC”

May 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM

2175 Rayburn House Office Building

Subcommittee on Workforce Protections

 

Witness Panel:

TBD

 

 

US SENATE:

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

Executive Session to Vote on Nominations

May 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Executive Session to vote on the following nominations:

Ms. Sigal Mandelker to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, U.S. Department of Treasury (Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has a hold on her nomination)

Ms. Mira Radielovic Ricardel to be Under Secretary for Export Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

Mr. Marshall Billingslea to be Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, U.S. Department of Treasury

Mr. Heath P. Tarbert to be Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Treasury

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

Full Committee Nominations

Nominations

May 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM

226 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Nominations:

Vishal J. Amin, to Be Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Executive Office Of The President

Stephen Elliott Boyd, to Be An Assistant Attorney General For Legislative Affairs

Lee Francis Cissna, to Be Director Of United States Citizenship And Immigration Services, Department Of Homeland Security Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Across Borders: Facilitating Cooperation and Protecting Rights

May 24, 2017 2:30 PM

226 Dirksen Senate Office Building 226

Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism

 

Witnesses Panel I:

Mr. Richard W. Downing, Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department Of Justice

Mr. Paddy McGuinness, UK Deputy National Security Advisor, Oxford, UK

 

Witness Panel II:

Mr. Brad Smith, President, Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft Corporation

Professor Jennifer Daskal, Associate Professor, American University Washington College Of Law

Mr. Christopher W. Kelly, Director, Digital Evidence Laboratory, Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Office Of The Attorney General

 

SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Hearing on “the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal”

May 25, 2017 at9:45 AM

608 Dirksen Senate Office Building Room

 

Witness Panel:

Mick Mulvaney, Director, White House Office of Management and Budget

 

SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing: Review of the FY2018 Budget Request for the U.S. Department of Justice

May 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM

192 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Jeff Sessions, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

 

SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE:

Hearing on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposals for the Department of Treasury and Tax Reform

May 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Steven Mnuchin, Secretary Of The Treasury, United States Department of the Treasury

 

 

AROUND TOWN:

05/23/17 12:00 PM EST The Peterson Institute for International Economics book discussion on bank reform The Peterson Institute for International Economics holds a book discussion on “Banking’s Final Exam: Stress Testing and Bank-Capital Reform.” RSVP here.

 

05/23/17 12:00 PM EST Center for International Media Assistance discussion on media and civic engagement The Center for International Media Assistance holds a discussion on “Media and Civic Engagement: From Protests to Dialogue.” RSVP here.

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