FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD SEPT 4 to SEPT 8

US House of Representatives:

 

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules, Tuesday September 5:

 

2) H.R. 3110 – Financial Stability Oversight Council Insurance Member Continuity Act (Sponsored by Rep. Randy Hultgren / Financial Services Committee) 3) S. 1616 – Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sponsored by Sen. Pat Roberts / Financial Services Committee) 4) H.R. 2864 – Improving Access to Capital Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kyrsten Sinema / Financial Services Committee)

 

Wednesday, September 6:

Consideration of supplemental appropriations for disaster relief

 

H.R. 3354 – Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen / Appropriations Committee)

 

Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 115-238PDF

Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 3354

  1. Rept. 115-232         ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 3268    PDF
  2. Rept. 115-231         ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 3267    PDF
  3. Rept. 115-234         ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 3280    PDF
  4. Rept. 115-239         ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 3355    PDF
  5. Rept. 115-244         ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 3358    PDF
  6. Rept. 115-253         ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 3362    PDF
  7. Rept. 115-237         ::  Report from the Committee on Appropriations to accompany H.R. 3353    PDF

 

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

 

Hearing

Hearing entitled “Low Cost, High Impact: Combatting the Financing of Lone-Wolf and Small-Scale Terrorist Attacks”  Wednesday, September 6, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Terrorism and Illicit Finance 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

·         Dr. Matthew Levitt, Director, Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

·         Mr. Joseph V. Moreno, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

·         Mr. Seamus Hughes, Deputy Director, George Washington University’s Program on Extremism

·         Mr. Frederick Reynolds, Global Head of Financial Crime, Barclays

 

Hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals for a More Efficient Federal Financial Regulatory Regime”

Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit  Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Ms. Anne Fortney, Partner Emerita, Hudson Cook, LLP
  • Mr. Charles Tuggle, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, First Horizon National Corporation
  • Mr. Thomas Quaadman, Executive Vice President, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness
  • Ms. Chi Chi Wu, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center

 

H.R. 1849 (Rep. Trott), the “Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2017”

H.R. 2359 (Rep. Loudermilk), the “FCRA Liability Harmonization Act”

H.R. 3312 (Rep. Luetkemeyer), the “Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017”

H.R. ____ (Rep. Royce), the “Facilitating Access to Credit Act”

H.R. ____ (Rep. Tenney), the “Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act of 2017”

H.R. ____ (Rep. Hill), the “TRID Improvement Act of 2017”

 

Hearing entitled “Oversight of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority”  Thursday, September 7, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB  Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment 
Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Robert W. Cook, President and Chief Executive Officer, Financial IndustryRegulatory Authority

HOUSE WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE

House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee “Missing from the Labor Force: Examining Declining Employment among Working-Age Men”

September 6, at 2:00 PM

1100 Longworth House Office Building

This hearing will examine the steady decline of men participating in the labor force and the impact it has on our society, the economy, and individual and family well-being.

 

Full Committee Hearing

America’s Affordable Housing Crisis: Challenges and Solutions

August 1, 2017 10:00 AM

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Daniel Garcia-Diaz, Director, Financial Markets And Community Investment, United States Government Accountability Office

Grant S. Whitaker, President, National Council of State Housing Agencies

The Honorable Katherine M. O’Regan, PhD, Professor Of Public Policy And Planning; Faculty Director, Furman Center For Real Estate And Urban Policy, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School Of Public Service, New York University

Kirk McClure, PhD, Professor, Urban Planning Program, School Of Public Policy And Administration, College Of Liberal Arts And Sciences, University of Kansas

Granger MacDonald, Chairman Of The Board Of Directors, National Association of Home Builders

 

Full Committee Hearing

Nominations

August 3, 2017 10:00 AM

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

Gilbert B. Kaplan, Of The District Of Columbia, To Be Under Secretary Of Commerce For International Trade, United States Department of Commerce

Matthew Bassett, Of Tennessee, To Be An Assistant Secretary Of Health And Human Services

United States Department of Health and Human Services

 

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE

September 6, 2017

“The Sharing Economy: Creating Opportunities for Innovation and Flexibility” The hearing is scheduled at 10:00 a.m. in room 2175 Rayburn House office Building.

Witnesses to be announced.

HOUSE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE

“Expediting Economic Growth:  How Streamlining Federal Permitting Can Cut Red Tape for Small Businesses.”

11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Currently, small businesses must comply with many overlapping layers of federal permits. Obtaining all of the correct permits requires successful navigation through a complex regulatory system of federal laws and regulations and takes a significant amount of time and money. The hearing will examine how federal permitting requirements burden small businesses and ways to streamline the permitting process.

Attachments:  1. Hearing Notice 2. Witness List 3. Hearing Memo Witness List (subject to change): 

Mr. Philip K. Howard Senior Counsel Covington & Burling LLP New York, NY *Testifying on behalf of Common Good

Mr. Louis A. Griesemer President Springfield Underground, Inc. Springfield, MO  *Testifying on behalf of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association Mr. Mark Hayden General Manager Missoula Electric Cooperative Missoula, MT Ms. Margot Dorfman CEO U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Washington, DC

The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access titled, “Examining the Small Business Labor Market.”

10:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 7, 2017

Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing will provide the Committee with an opportunity to understand recent trends in the labor market and how they affect small businesses. This hearing will also examine how current challenges locating and retaining employees with the proper skills affect the ability of small businesses to operate and expand in order to grow the American economy. Attachments 1. Hearing Notice 2. Witness List Witnesses  Dr. Michael Farren  Research Fellow  Mercatus Center  George Mason University  Arlington, VA  Mr. Bruce Seilhammer  Electrical Construction Group Manager  SECCO, Inc.  Camp Hill, PA  * Testifying on behalf of the Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. (IEC) Mr. Gardner Carrick Vice President of Strategic Initiatives The Manufacturing Institute  Washington, DC

 

 

US Senate:

 

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE

Evaluating Sanctions Enforcement and Policy Options on North Korea

September 7, 2017 09:30 AM

538 Dirksen

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Adam Szubin, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Strategic Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
  • Mr. Anthony Ruggiero, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Dr. John Park, Director of the Korea Working Group and Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Executive Session to Vote on Nominations and to mark-up S. 1463, ‘Financial Stability Oversight Council Insurance Member Continuity Act

September 7, 2017 09:30 AM

538 Dirksen

EXECUTIVE SESSION to VOTE on the following nominations:  Mr. Joseph Otting, of Nevada, to be Comptroller of the Currency; and The Honorable Randal Quarles, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Reappointment as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and Vice Chairman for Supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System;

and to vote on S. 1463, Financial Stability Oversight Council Insurance Member Continuity Act

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE:

 

Executive Session

Open Executive Session to Consider Favorably Reporting the Nominations of:

Gilbert B. Kaplan, of the District of Columbia, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, United States Department of Commerce,

Matthew Bassett, of Tennessee, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, United States Department of Health and Human Services,

Robert Charrow, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services, United States Department of Health and Human Services

AROUND TOWN:

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, September 7, for an interactive discussion on the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Fiduciary Duty Rule.

CCMC, along with several other trade associations, have been collecting data regarding the Fiduciary Rule’s impact on investors and the marketplace.  This event will discuss the new research and data showing that the rule is not working as intended and having adverse effects on Americans’ ability to save for their future.

Registration and a networking lunch start at noon followed by the program from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

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