FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD MAY 7 to MAY 11

House of Representatives:

 

TUESDAY, MAY 8TH
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. 3170 – Small Business Development Center Cyber Training Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot / Small Business Committee)
2) H.R. 4668 – Small Business Advanced Cybersecurity Enhancements Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot / Small Business Committee)
3) H.R. 4754 – Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act (Sponsored by Rep. Don Bacon / Small Business Committee)
4) H.R. 1700 – SCORE for Small Business Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Alma Adams / Small Business Committee)
5) H.R. 1680 – Women’s Business Centers Improvements Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Knight / Small Business Committee)
6) H.R. 1702 – Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Dwight Evans / Small Business Committee)
7) HR. 4111 – Spurring Business in Communities Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers / Small Business Committee)
8) H.R. 5236 – Main Street Employee Ownership Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Nydia Velázquez / Small Business Committee)
9) H.R. 4743 – Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Chabot / Small Business Committee)

 

S.J.Res. 57 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act” (as engrossed) (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Sen. Jerry Moran / Financial Services Committee)

 

HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

 

Subcommittee Markup – FY 2019 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 4:00 PM in 2362-A Rayburn
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies 

Purpose
Mark Up Appropriations Bill, FY 2019
Support Documents
Notice of Subcommittee Markup

 

HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE:

FY19 BUDGET: MEMBERS’ DAY

MAY 10th, 2018 9:00 AM

1334 LONGWORTH HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING

 

HOUSE EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE:

Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development

“Closing the Skills Gap: Private sector solutions for America’s workforce”

May 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

2175 Rayburn House office Building.

 

Witnesses to be announced

 

HOUSE SCIENCE COMMITTEE:

Subcommittee on Oversight and Subcommittee on Research and Technology Hearing: Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Improve Supply Chain Management and Combat Counterfeit Goods

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 – 10:00am

2318 Rayburn House Office Building

 

Witnesses:

Dr. Douglas Maughan, cyber security division director, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Robert “Bob” Chiaviello, IPR counsel, Nuby Law

Mr. Michael White, head of global trade digitization, Maersk

Mr. Chris Rubio, vice president global customs brokerage staff, UPS

 

HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:

Markup

May 9, 2018 at 10:00am

2172 Rayburn Full Committee

Legislation

H.R. 5105, To establish the United States International Development Finance Corporation, and for other purposes.

 

HOUSE WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

Human Resources Subcommittee hearing

Jobs and Opportunity: Legislative Options to Address the Jobs Gap

Wednesday, May 9, at 10:00 AM

1100 Longworth House Office Building

 

This hearing will review policy proposals for reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program

 

U.S. SENATE:

 

SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE:

COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES SUBCOMMITTEE

Hearing to Review the FY2019 Budget Request for the U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Thursday, May 10, 2018 10:00 AM

192 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

Witness:

The Honorable Wilbur Ross, Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce

 

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

 

SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE:

Nominations

Full Committee

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 10:00 AM

Dirksen Senate Office Building 226

 

WITNESSES:

Panel I

Ryan Wesley Bounds to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit

Panel II

  1. Campbell Barker to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas

Susan Brnovich to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona

Chad F. Kenney to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Jeremy D. Kernodle to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas

Maureen K. Ohlhausen to be Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims

                     

SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE:

Subcommittee Hearing

A Multilateral and Strategic Response to International Predatory Economic Practices

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 2:30 PM

SD-419

 

WITNESSES:

Mr. Matthew Goodman, SIMON CHAIR IN POLITICAL ECONOMY, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Mr. Michael Wessel, COMMISSIONER, United States-China Economic and Security Commission

Ms. Kimberly Glas, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, The BlueGreen Alliance

Dr. Robert Atkinson, PRESIDENT, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

 

AROUND TOWN:

05/07/18 12:30 PM EST
Economic Policy Institute discussion on tax bill

The Economic Policy Institute hosts a discussion on how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will affect the offshoring of corporate profits and production.

05/07/18 09:00 AM EST
COMO Summit
The D.C. COMO Summit will explore challenges that Internet platforms face in moderating content online like #deepfakes, Russian election interference and extremist content. Register here.

05/08/18 10:00 AM EST

Atlantic Council discussion on engaging Europe and the digital economy

The Atlantic Council hosts a discussion on “Making America First in the Digital Economy: The Case for Engaging Europe.”

05/08/18 10:30 AM EST

Understanding the basic economics of the internet: Building a foundation for 21st Century public policy

The Center for Business and Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host this forum. RSVP here

05/09/18 02:00 PM EST

New America discussion on public comment

New America’s Open Technology Institute and the Political Reform holds a discussion on the comment process.

05/10/18 03:30 PM EST

New America discussion on misinformation in the digital age

New America holds a discussion on “Fact or Fiction: What Will It Take To Combat Misinformation and Disinformation in the Digital Age?” Register here.

05/10/18 10:30 AM EST
Brookings Institute discussion on economic mobility

The Brookings Institution holds a discussion on a new World Bank report, “Fair Progress? Economic Mobility Across Generations Around the World.”

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