FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JAN 15 to JAN 19

House of Representatives:

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16TH
On Tuesday, 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:

1) H.R. 4258 – Family Self-Sufficiency Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Sean Duffy / Financial Services Committee)
2) H.R. 770 – American Innovation $1 Coin Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jim Himes / Financial Services Committee)
3) H.R. 4279 – Expanding Investment Opportunities Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Trey Hollingsworth / Financial Services Committee)
4) H.R. 4318 – Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Kevin Brady / Ways and Means Committee)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17TH AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.

H.R. 2954 – Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Tom Emmer / Financial Services Committee)
H.R. 3326 – World Bank Accountability Act of 2017 (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Andy Barr / Financial Services Committee)
Consideration of Legislation Making Further Appropriations for FY 2018

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

 

Markup of HR 1264; HR 1426; HR 2226; HR 2255; HR 2319; HR 3746; HR 4061; HR 4550; HR 4566; HR 4607; HR 4725; HR 4738; HR 4768; HR 4771; HR ____, the “Volcker Rule Regulatory Harmonization Act”; HR ____, the “American Customer Information Protection Act”; and HR ____, the “Small Business Access to Capital After a Natural Disaster Act” 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Full Committee
 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

The Committee on Financial Services will meet in open session at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, and subsequent days if necessary, in room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building, to consider, in an order to be determined by the Chairman, the following measures:

HR 1264, the “Community Financial Institution Exemption Act”

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute expected to be offered by Mr. Williams is being distributed with this notice.  Members wishing to offer amendments are counseled to do so with reference to this text.

HR 1426, the “Federal Savings Association Charter Flexibility Act of 2017”

HR 2226, the “Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act”

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute expected to be offered by Mr. Barr is being distributed with this notice.  Members wishing to offer amendments are counseled to do so with reference to this text.

HR 2255, the “Housing Opportunities Made Easier Act”

HR 2319, the “Consumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2017”

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute expected to be offered by Mr. Rothfus is being distributed with this notice.  Members wishing to offer amendments are counseled to do so with reference to this text.

HR 3746, the “Business of Insurance Regulatory Reform Act of 2017”

HR 4061, the “Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017”

HR 4550, the “Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2017”

HR 4566, the “Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act”

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute expected to be offered by Mr. Poliquin is being distributed with this notice.  Members wishing to offer amendments are counseled to do so with reference to this text.

HR 4607, the “Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act”

HR 4725, the “Community Bank Reporting Relief Act”

HR 4738, the “Mutual Fund Litigation Reform Act”

HR 4768, the “National Strategy for Combating the Financing of Transnational Criminal Organizations Act”

HR 4771, the “Small Bank Holding Company Relief Act of 2018”

HR ____, the “Volcker Rule Regulatory Harmonization Act”

HR ____, the “American Customer Information Protection Act”

HR ____, the “Small Business Access to Capital After a Natural Disaster Act”

 

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON RULES

Member’s Day Hearing on Article I: Effective Oversight and the Power of the Purse

The Subcommittee on Rules and Organization

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 10:30 AM

H-313 The Capitol

 

Hearing on Article I: Effective Oversight and the Power of the Purse

January 18, 2018 at 10:30 AM in

H-313 The Capitol

 

HOUSE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE:

Strengthening SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program

11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The hearing will examine the United States Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 7(a) Loan Program and how changes proposed in H.R. 4743, the Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018, could strengthen oversight and bolster the integrity of the program for small businesses and American taxpayers.

Attachments
1. Hearing Notice
2. Witness List

Witnesses
Ms. Cindy Blankenship, Vice Chairman, Bank of the West, Grapevine, TX, * Testifying on behalf of the Independent Community Bankers of America
Ms. Patricia Husic, President & CEO, Centric Financial Corporation, Harrisburg, PA, *Testifying on behalf of the American Bankers Association
Ms. Sonya McDonald, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union, Universal City, TX, * Testifying on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions
Mr. Tony Wilkinson, President & CEO, National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders

 

U.S. SENATE:

 

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

 

01/17/18 10:00 a.m.

538 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Full Committee Executive Session: The Committee will meet in executive session to vote on the nominations of The Honorable Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; and The Honorable Randal Quarles, of Colorado, reappointment as a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

 

Full Committee Hearing: “Combating Money Laundering and Other Forms of Illicit Finance: Administration Perspectives on Reforming and Strengthening BSA Enforcement.”

 

Witnesses:

The Honorable Sigal Mandelker, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, U.S. Department of the Treasury;

Mr. M. Kendall Day, Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice.

 

 

Full Committee Hearing: “CFIUS Reform: Examining the Essential Elements.”

01/18/18 10:00 a.m.

538 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witnesses:

The Honorable Christopher Padilla, Vice President for Government and Regulatory Affairs, IBM Corporation, and former Under Secretary for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce;

Mr. Scott Kupor, Managing Partner, Andreessen Horowitz, and Chairman of the Board, National Venture Capital Association;

Dr. Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics;

Dr. James Mulvenon, General Manager, Special Programs Division, SOS International.

Additional witnesses may be added.

 

SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE:

Full Committee Hearing

January 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Witnesses

The Honorable Dennis Shea Of Virginia, To Be A Deputy United States Trade Representative (Geneva Office), With The Rank Of Ambassador

Mr. C.J. Mahoney Of Kansas, To Be A Deputy United States Trade Representative (Investment, Services, Labor, Environment, Africa, China, And The Western Hemisphere), With The Rank Of Ambassador

 

SENATE HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR, & PENSIONS COMMITTEE:

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Nominations

January 11, 2018 Time: TBD

Location: TBD

 

Agenda

Nomination of Brigadier General Mitchell Zais, USA (Ret.) to be Deputy Secretary, Department of Education

Nomination of Kenneth Marcus to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education

Nomination of James Blew to be Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, Department of Education

Nomination of Patrick Pizzella to be Deputy Secretary, Department of Labor

Nomination of Scott Mugno to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Labor

Nomination of Cheryl Stanton to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor

Nomination of William Beach, Ph.D., to be Commissioner of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor

Nomination of Brett Giroir, M.D., to be Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services

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;

Mr. David Ryder, of New Jersey, to be Director of the United States Mint.

 

AROUND TOWN:

 

01/18/18 12:00 PM EST
SIIA discussion on blockchain
The Software & Information Industry Association hosts an event with the Congressional Blockchain Caucus on “Mainstreaming Blockchain in Business and Government: Separating Hype from Reality,” featuring Reps. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.). Register here.

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