FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD APRIL 16 to APRIL 20

 House of Representatives:

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18TH AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK
On Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.

On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. Last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m.

H.R. 5444 – Taxpayer First Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Lynn Jenkins / Ways and Means Committee)

H.R. 5445 – 21st Century IRS Act (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Bishop / Ways and Means Committee)

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

Hearing entitled “Semi-Annual Testimony on the Federal Reserve’s Supervision and Regulation of the Financial System” 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Full Committee
 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

The Honorable Randal Quarles, Vice Chairman for Supervision, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Hearing entitled “Housing Choice Voucher Program: An Oversight and Review of Legislative Proposals” 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Housing and Insurance
 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

The hearing will examine the following legislative proposals:

H.R. ____, the “Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2018”

H.R. ____, the “Transitional Housing for Opioid Recovery Demonstration Program Act of 2018”

The amended version of H.R. 2069, the “Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act of 2018”

Witness List

Ms. Barbara Sard, Vice President for Housing Policy, Center for Budget & Policy Priorities

Ms. Ruth White, Executive Director, National Center for Housing & Child Welfare

Ms. Lynn Kovich, Deputy Secretary, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

Mr. Dean Hammond, Board Member, Foundation for Affordable Housing in Kentucky

 

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

 

FY 2019 Budget Office of Management and Budget

Financial Services and General Government

April 18, 2018 10:00 AM in 2359 Rayburn – Witness: The Honorable Mick Mulvaney, Director

 

FY 2019 Congressional Budget Office

Legislative Branch

April 18, 2018 3:00 PM in HT-2, The Capitol – Witness: Keith Hall, Director More

 

HOUSE WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

Jobs and Opportunity: Federal Perspectives on the Jobs Gap

Tuesday, April 17 at 10:00 AM

1100 Longworth House Office Building. This

 

The hearing will highlight policy proposals from the President’s FY2019 Department of Labor

Budget request and existing workforce programs to help more Americans enter, reenter, or stay in the labor force.

Witness:

The Honorable Alexander Acosta, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor.

 

JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE:

Hearing on “Unleashing America’s Economic Potential”

2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2018

216 Hart Senate Office Building

 

Witnesses:

Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
Dr. Chad Moutray, Chief Economist, National Association of Manufacturers
Mr. Richard Hampton, Chairman of the Board,Circuit Interruption Technology, Inc.
The Honorable Mark Mazur, Ph.D., Robert C. Pozen Director, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

U.S. SENATE:

 

SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE

Full Committee Hearing

Nominations

TUESDAY, APRIL 17

10:00 a.m. in room 538 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

The Committee will meet in open session to conduct a hearing on the nominations of The Honorable Thelma Drake, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration;

Mr. Jeffrey Nadaner, of Maryland, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement; and

Mr. Seth Appleton, of Missouri, to be Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Policy Development and Research.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 19

9:30 a.m. in room 538 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building

Full Committee Hearing:

“The Semiannual Testimony of the Federal Reserve’s Supervision and Regulation of the Financial System”

 

Witnesses:

The Honorable Randal K. Quarles, Vice Chairman for Supervision, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

 

SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE:

Full Committee Hearing

Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans

Hearing on The History and Structure of the Multiemployer Pension System

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 02:00 PM

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witnesses

Mr. Thomas A. Barthold, Cheif Of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation

Mr. Ted Goldman, MAAA, FSA, EA; Senior Pension Fellow, American Academy of Actuaries

                     

AROUND TOWN:

04/16/18 12:00 PM EST
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Transatlantic Business Works Summit
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce holds its Transatlantic Business Works Summit.
Highlights include:
— 1 p.m.: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and European Union Ambassador to the United States David O’Sullivan deliver keynote remarks on “Shared Challenges Across the Atlantic”
— 1:45 p.m.: The deputy assistant Transportation secretary for aviation and international affairs participates in a discussion on “Modernizing Infrastructure and Building Smart Cities: Common Challenges and Opportunities”

04/17/18 09:00 AM EST
IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings
The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group hold their 2018 Spring MeetingsApril 17-22.

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