FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD MAR 19 to MAR 23

House of Representatives:

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 20TH
On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

H.R. 4566 – Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Bruce Poliquin / Financial Services Committee)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21ST AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK

Consideration of Legislation Making Further Appropriations for FY18

H.R. 4061 – Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. Dennis Ross / Financial Services Committee)

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

Hearing entitled “Exploring the Financial Nexus of Terrorism, Drug Trafficking, and Organized Crime” 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Terrorism and Illicit Finance
 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • Mr. Joseph Humire, Executive Director, Center for a Secure Free Society
  • Mr. Derek Maltz, Executive Director, Government Relations, Pen-Link, Ltd.
  • Ms. Celina B. Realuyo, Professor, Practice of National Security Affairs, William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University
  • Dr. Louise Shelley, Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

Markup of HR 2683, HR 4659, HR 4790, HR 4861, HR 5051, HR 5076, HR 5082, and HR____, “Derivatives Fairness Act” 
Wednesday, March 21, 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, March 21, 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 2683, the “Protecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017”
  • HR 4659, To require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to recognize the exposure-reducing nature of client margin for cleared derivatives.
  • HR 4790, To amend the Volcker rule to give the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System sole rulemaking authority, to exclude community banks from the requirements of the Volcker rule, and for other purposes.
  • HR 4861, the “Ensuring Quality Unbiased Access to Loans Act of 2018”
  • HR 5051, the “Public Company Registration Threshold Act”
  • HR 5076, the “Small Bank Exam Cycle Improvement Act of 2018”
  • HR 5082, the “Practice of Law Technical Clarification Act of 2018”
  • HR ____, the “Derivatives Fairness Act”

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

 

FY19 Budget – Department of Housing and Urban Development

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 9:30 AM in 2358-A Rayburn

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

 

Witness

The Honorable Ben Carson, Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

FY19 Budget Hearing – Department of Commerce

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 9:30 AM in 2359 Rayburn

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

 

Witness

The Honorable Wilbur Ross, Secretary, Department of Commerce

 

HOUSE WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

Hearing on U.S. Trade Policy Agenda

March 21, 2018 at 10:00am

1100 Longworth House Office Building,

 

Witness:

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer

 

U.S. SENATE:

 

Consideration of Legislation Making Further Appropriations for FY18

 

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE:

Oversight of HUD

March 22, 2018 10:00 AM

538 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness Panel:

The Honorable Benjamin S. Carson, Secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE:

The President’s 2018 Trade Policy Agenda

Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM

 

Witnesses:

The Honorable Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative, Executive Office of the President

 

SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEE:

Economic Report of the President

Full Committee Hearing

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 608.

 

Witness:

Kevin Hassett, Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers.

 

AROUND TOWN:

 

03/15/18 06:00 PM EST
George Washington University Law School discussion on IMF and international law
The George Washington University Law School hosts a discussion on “The IMF and the Evolution of International Monetary and Financial Law.”

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