US House of Representatives:


House Floor:


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 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. 2519 – The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Tim Walz / Financial Services Committee) H.R. 1235 – Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Richard Neal / Financial Services Committee) H.R. ____ – Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Brady / Ways and Means Committee)


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK On Wednesday, the House will meet at 4:00 p.m. for legislative business. Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) S. 327 – Fair Access to Investment Research Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Sen. Dean Heller / Financial Services Committee) 2) H.R. 3229 – To protect the safety of judges by extending the authority of the Judicial Conference to redact sensitive information contained in their financial disclosure reports, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries / Judiciary Committee)




Hearing entitled “Overview of the Family Self-Sufficiency Program” 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 3:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Housing and Insurance

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Aaron Gornstein, President and CEO, Preservation of Affordable Housing
  • Mr. Jeffrey Lubell, Director of Housing and Community Initiatives, Abt Associates
  • Mr. Stacy L. Spann, Executive Director, Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County
  • Ms. Kristin Siglin, Senior Vice President, Policy, Housing Partnership Network
  • Ms. Sherry Riva, Executive Director, Compass Working Capital
Hearing entitled “Examining Insurance for Nonprofit Organizations”  Thursday, September 28, 2017 9:30 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Housing and Insurance 


Witnesses TBA



Hearing on “Examining the 2017 Agenda for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.”


  • CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo testifies



US Senate:




Full Committee Hearing

Oversight of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

September 26, 2017 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Witness Panel

  • The Honorable Jay Clayton, Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


Evaluating Sanctions Enforcement and Policy Options on North Korea: Administration Perspective

September 28, 2017 09:30 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Witness Panel

  • The Honorable Sigal Mandelker,  Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Ms. Susan A. Thornton, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State


U.S Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

An Early Review of SBA’s Response to the 2017 Hurricanes

September 27, 20173:00 PM

428A Russell

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. James Rivera, Associate Administrator, Office of Disaster Assistance, Small Business Administration

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Daniel Davis, President and CEO, JAX Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dr. Steve Lawrence, Executive Director & Research Professor, Texas Gulf Coast Network SBDC, University of Houston, Houston, Texas




Executive Business Meeting

Full Committee

Thursday, September 28, 2017 Add to my Calendar

10:00 AM

Dirksen Senate Office Building 226


  1. Nominations Brian Allen Benczkowski, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division II. Bills S. 1766, SAFER Act of 2017(Cornyn, Klobuchar, Hatch, Coons)



Full Committee Hearing

Hearing to Consider the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Proposal

Date: Monday, September 25, 2017 2:00PM

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Lindsey Graham, United States Senator, South Carolina
  2. The Honorable Mazie Hirono, United States Senator, Hawaii

Panel II

  1. The Honorable Bill Cassidy, M.D., United States Senator, Louisiana
  2. The Honorable Rick Santorum, Former United States Senator, Pennsylvania
  3. Mr. Dennis G. Smith, Senior Advisor for Medicaid and Health Care Reform, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Little Rock , AR
  4. Ms. Teresa Miller, Acting Secretary, Department of Human Services, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg , PA
  5. Ms. Cindy Mann, Former Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Washington , DC
  6. Mr. Dick Woodruff, Senior Vice President, Federal Advocacy, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Washington , DC



09/25/17 10:00 AM EST Regional Bank Coalition discussion on post-crisis regulations and the economy The Regional Bank Coalition hosts a discussion with Dr. Shane Johnson of Texas A&M University’s mays Business School on his new paper: “The Effects of Increased Post-Crisis Regulation and Supervision on U.S. Regional Banks and the Economies They Serve.” Please RSVP here.


09/27/17 12:30 PM EST World Bank Group discussion on the group’s country engagement model
The World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group holds a discussion titled “Ask the Experts: Early Lessons from the World Bank Group’s Country Engagement Model.” Register here.

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