FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD FEB 26 to MAR 2

House of Representatives:

House Floor:

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

1) H.R. 5078 – TRID Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. French Hill / Financial Services Committee)

 

H.R. 4296 – To place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer / Financial Services Committee)

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

 Hearing entitled “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” 

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Full Committee
 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List:

The Honorable Jerome H. Powell, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

HOUSE SMALLBUSINESS COMMITTEE:

How Red Tape Affects Community Banks and Credit Unions: A GAO Report

2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

 

The hearing will examine a report by the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) that assessed how regulations impact community banks and credit unions.  The GAO report identifies a number of financial regulations that are burdensome for small financial institutions.  Additionally, the report outlines the tools and methods that financial regulators have at their disposal to reduce burdens on small financial institutions.  The hearing will provide Members of the Committee with the opportunity to explore the regulations that are impacting the institutions that are instrumental in delivering capital to the nation’s small businesses.

Witnesses:
Mr. Michael Clements, Director, Financial Markets and Community Investment, United States Government Accountability Office

 

U.S. SENATE:

 

Senate Banking Committee:

 

 

Hearing entitled ‘Semiannual Monetary Report to the Congress’
Thursday, March 1 at 10:00 am in 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress.” The witness will be: The Honorable Jerome H. Powell, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

 

AROUND TOWN:

02/23/18 01:00 PM EST
Council on Foreign Relations discussion on human capital and economic growth
The Council on Foreign Relations hosts a discussion on “Human Capital and the Future of Economic Growth and Security,” featuring World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.

02/25/18 05:00 PM EST

National Association for Business Economics conference on economic growth policy
The National Association for Business Economics holds its 34th annual Economic Policy Conference on “Promoting Sustained Growth: Policy Tensions and Risks.”

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