FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD APRIL 23 to APRIL 27

House of Representatives:

 

HOUSE FINANCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE:

Hearing entitled “HUD’s Role in Rental Assistance: An Oversight and Review of Legislative Proposals on Rent Reform” 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Housing and Insurance
 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

H.R. ____, the “Promoting Resident Opportunity through Rent Reform Act” to be sponsored by Congressman Dennis Ross (discussion draft)

Witness List

Mr. William O. Russell III, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sarasota, Florida Housing Authority

Mr. Will Fischer, Senior Policy Analyst, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Ms. Adrianne Todman, Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

Mr. Richard C. Gentry, President and Chief Executive Officer, San Diego, California Housing Commission

 

Hearing entitled “Oversight of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance” 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment
 

 

Hearing entitled “Implementation of FinCEN’s Customer Due Diligence Rule – Financial Institution Perspective” 
Friday, April 27, 2018 9:15 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
 

 

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

 

FY 2019 Budget Hearing – Office of Housing and Federal Housing Administration
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 2:00 PM in 2358-A Rayburn
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies 

Witness
Dana Wade, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing

 

FY 2019 Financial Services Member Day

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 3:00 PM in H-309, The Capitol

Financial Services and General Government

 

FY 2019 U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 9:30 AM in 2362-B Rayburn
Financial Services and General Government

Witness
The Honorable Jay Clayton, Chairman
Securities and Exchange Commissions

 

 

FY 2019 Budget Hearing – Department of Justice

Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:30 AM in 2359 Rayburn

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies

 

Witness

Attorney General Jeff Sessions

 

HOUSE WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

Hearing on Jobs and Opportunity: Employer Perspectives on the Jobs Gap

House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee

April 25, at 11:30 AM

1100 Longworth House Office Building.

 

This hearing will continue to highlight employers’ demand for workers, and the need to get more Americans into the labor force.

 

HOUSE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE:

“American Infrastructure and the Small Business Perspective.”

11:30 A.M. on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

 

The Committee will examine the small business perspective of the development and use of our nation’s infrastructure.  In particular, the hearing will examine how surface transportation and access to broadband promote economic growth among small businesses.  The hearing will also explore some of the challenges that small businesses face without a robust infrastructure system.

 

Witnesses

Ms. Marsia Geldert-Murphey, Chief Operating Officer, W. James Taylor, Inc.

* Testifying on behalf of the American Society of Civil Engineers

 

Mr. Bill Schmitz, Vice President, Sales and Quality Control, Gernatt Asphalt Company

* Testifying on behalf of the National Stone, Sand, and Gravel Association

 

Mr. Kevin Beyer, General Manager, Farmers Mutual Telephone Company and Federated Telephone Cooperative

* Testifying on behalf of NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association

 

Mr. Bob Dagostino, President and CEO, Dagostino Electronic Services, Inc.

* Testifying on behalf of the National Electrical Contractors Association

 

HOUSE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE:

Perspectives on Reform of the CFIUS Review Process

RHOB 2322, 10:15AM

Witnesses:

The Honorable Richard E. Ashooh, Assistant Secretary, Export Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

The Honorable Heath P. Tarbert, Assistant Secretary, International Markets and Investment Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

The Honorable Clay Lowery, Managing Director, Rock Creek Global Advisors

Dr. Derek Scissors, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

The Honorable Kevin J. Wolf, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld, LLP

 

JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE:

How the Innovation Economy Leads to Growth

April 25, 2018, at 1:00 p.m., in room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building.

 

Witness:

Dr. Harold Furchtgott-Roth, Director, Center for the Economics of the Internet; Former FCC Commissioner, Hudson Institute

 

Dr. Michael R. Strain, Director, Economic Policy Studies; John G. Searle Scholar

American Enterprise Institute

 

Mr. Mark P. Mills, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute

Faculty Fellow, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

 

Dr. Darrell M. West, Vice President and Director of Governance Studies; Founding Director-Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institute

 

U.S. SENATE:

 

SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEE

Hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2019 funding request and budget justification for the U.S. Department of Justice

2:30 p.m., Room 192, Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness:

The Honorable Jeff Sessions, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice

 

SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE:

Early Impressions of the New Tax Law

April 24, 2018 2:30 PM

215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witnesses:

Mr. David K. Cranston, Jr, President, Cranston Material Handling Equipment Corporation

Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum

Mr. David Kamin, Professor Of Law, New York University School of Law

Ms. Rebecca Kysar, Professor Of Law, Brooklyn Law School

 

SENATE SMALL BUSINESS COMMITTEE:

Preparing Small Businesses for Cybersecurity Success

April 25, 2018 at 3:30 PM

428a Russell

 

Witness Panel:

Mr. Daniel Castro, Vice President, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation

Mr. Russell Schrader, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance

Mr. Ben Towers, President, Bullet Tools

Ms. Gina Y. Abate, President and CEO, Edwards Performance Solutions

                     

AROUND TOWN:

04/26/18 01:00 PM EST
Georgetown Law and MIT presentation on privacy legislation
Interdisciplinary teams, consisting of Georgetown Law students and MIT students, pitch a panel of experts on draft legislation addressing privacy.

 

04/23/18 08:30 AM EST
ABA summit
The American Bankers Association holds its annual summit, April 23-25, featuring remarks from Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), Reps. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) and Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) and Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting. Register here.

 

04/23/18 12:30 PM EST

World Bank briefing on the global findex database

The World Bank holds a briefing on “The Global Findex Database 2017: Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution.” Livestream here.

 

04/24/18 09:00 AM EST

Foundation for Defense of Democracies discussion on cryptocurrencies 

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance hosts a by-invitation-only breakfast discussion on cryptocurrencies and sanctions.

 

04/24/18 01:30 PM EST

Global Policy Link roundtable on economic diplomacy

Global Policy Link and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey host a roundtable discussion on current developments in national security, trade, and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

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