FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD NOV 27 to DEC 1
US House of Representatives:
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1ST On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m. H.R. 1699 – Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Andy Barr / Financial Services Committee)
HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:
Hearing entitled “Sustainable Housing Finance: The Role of Ginnie Mae in the Housing Finance System” Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB Housing and Insurance Click here for the Committee Memorandum.
- Mr. Michael R. Bright, Acting President, Government National Mortgage Association
Joint Hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals to Counter Terrorism and Illicit Finance” Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Terrorism and Illicit Finance
Click here for the Committee Memorandum.
H.R 2219, the “End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2017”
H.R.____, the “Counter Terrorism and Illicit Finance Act”
- Mr. Daniel H. Bley, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Webster Bank, on behalf of the Mid-Size Bank Coalition of America
- Mr. John J. Byrne, President, Condor Consulting, LLC
- Mr. William J. Fox, Managing Director, Global Head of Financial Crimes Compliance, Bank of America, on behalf of The Clearing House
- Mr. Chip Poncy, President and Co-Founder, Financial Integrity Network
Hearing entitled “Implementation and Cybersecurity Protocols of the Consolidated Audit Trail” Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment
Hearing entitled “Evaluating the Effectiveness of U.S. Sanctions Programs” Thursday, November 30, 2017 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB Monetary Policy and Trade
HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:
USDA’s Role in Disaster Recovery Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:00 AM in 2362-A Rayburn Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Witnesses Mr. Rob Johansson Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation US Department of Agriculture Mr. Leonard Jordan Acting Chief USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Mr. Steve Peterson Acting Administrator USDA Farm Service Agency
Supplemental Oversight – US Forest Service Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:00 AM in 2007 Rayburn Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Witness Mr. Tony Tooke Chief US Forest Service
Supplemental Oversight – US Army Corps of Engineers Wednesday, November 29, 2017 11:00 AM in 2362-B Rayburn Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Witnesses Mr. Ryan Fisher Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Major General Donald E. (Ed) Jackson Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations
Supplemental Oversight – Small Business Administration and General Services Administration Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:00 PM in 2359 Rayburn Financial Services and General Government Witnesses TBD
Supplemental Oversight – Department of the Interior Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:30 AM in 2007 Rayburn Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Witness Mr. David Bernhardt Deputy Secretary of the Interior Department of the Interior
Supplemental Request – FEMA Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:00 AM in 2359 Rayburn Homeland Security Witness The Honorable Brock Long Administrator Federal Emergency Management Agency
Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration – Disaster Relief Thursday, November 30, 2017 3:00 PM in 2358-A Rayburn Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Witnesses Brandye Hendrickson Deputy Administrator Federal Highway Administration Walter “Butch” Waidelich Executive Director Federal Highway Administration
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Community Block Grants – Disaster Recovery Friday, December 1, 2017 9:30 AM in 2358-A Rayburn Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Witness Mr. Neal Rackleff Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development Department of Housing and Urban Development
HOUSE EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE COMMITTEE:
Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
“Financial Challenges Facing the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation: Implications for Pension Plans, Workers, and Retirees”
The hearing is scheduled at 10:00 a.m. in room 2175 Rayburn House office Building. Witnesses to be announced.
HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE:
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection will hold a joint hearing
“Algorithms: How Companies’ Decisions About Data and Content Impact Consumers.”
2123 Rayburn House Office Building.
The Subcommittee on Energy will hold a hearing
“Powering America: Examining the Role of Financial Trading in the Electricity Markets.”
2322 Rayburn House Office Building.
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Senate Finance Committee
Senate floor debate to begin Tuesday or Wednesday and will stay in session until all floor debate and amendments are done.
SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:
216 Hart Senate Office Building
The Honorable Brian D. Montgomery, of Texas, to be Assistant Secretary for Housing – Federal Housing Commissioner, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development;
Mr. Robert Hunter Kurtz, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and
Ms. Suzanne Israel Tufts, of New York, to be Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Following the EXECUTIVE SESSION, the Committee will move to OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on the nomination of The Honorable Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
SENATE SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMIMITTEE:
October 26, 2017 at 11:00 AM
428A Russell Senate Office Building
Witness Panel 1
- Ms. Michelle Richards, Executive Director, Great Lakes Women’s Business Council, Richards Testimony.pdf
- Ms. Tracy Chadwell, Founding Partner, 1843 Capital, Chadwell Testimony.pdf
- Ms. Elizabeth Gore, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Dell, Gore Testimony.pdf
September 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM
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
Opportunities for tax reform: Remarks from House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | 8:30–9:15 AM PARTICIPANTS
Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means (R-TX) Alex Brill, AEI Michael R. Strain, AEI RSVP to attend this event.
11/28/17 12:30 PM EST The World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group discussion on data and development The World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group holds a discussion on “Data for Development: Perspectives on the World Bank’s Role and Contribution.” Register here.
12/03/17 07:30 AM EST ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference The American Bankers Association and the American Bar Association co-host the 29th annual Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference, Dec. 3-5. Register here.