FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JULY 16 to JULY 20

U.S. House of Representatives:

 

House Financial Services Committee:

 

Hearing entitled “Examining Capital Regimes for Financial Institutions” 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 2:00 PM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
 

Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness List

  • The Honorable Kevin Fromer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Services Forum
  • Mr. Greg Baer, President, The Clearing House Association
  • Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
  • Mr. Keith A. Noreika, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

 

Hearing entitled “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Full Committee
 

Witness List

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

 

Hearing entitled “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 10:00 AM in 2128 Rayburn HOB 
Full Committee
 

Witness List

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

 

Ways and Means:

 

Hearing on the Effects of Tariffs on U.S. Agriculture and Rural Communities

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 2:00 PM in Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building

 

Energy and Commerce:

 

Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

HEARING NOTICE The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Realizing the Benefits of Rural Broadband: Challenges and Solutions.”

 

Committee on Agriculture:

 

Full Committee – Public Hearing RE: Cryptocurrencies: Oversight of New Assets in the Digital Age

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 – 10:00 a.m.

1300 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C.
Full Committee – Public Hearing
RE: Cryptocurrencies: Oversight of New Assets in the Digital Age

 

House Rules Committee:

 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 5:00 PM in H-313 The Capitol on the following  measure:

  • H.R. 6147 — Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 [Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019]

 

 

 

House Floor:

 

Suspension 

 

 H.R. 5846 – Promoting Flood Risk Mitigation Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Earl Blumenauer / Transportation and Infrastructure Committee)

 

H.R. 6147 — Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 [Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019]

 

 

U.S. Senate:

 

Senate Banking Committee:

 

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.

 

DATE:   Tuesday, July 17, 2018

TIME:  10:00 AM

LOCATION:  Hart Senate Office Building 216

 

THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on the following nominations:  Ms. Kathleen Laura Kraninger, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; and Ms. Kimberly A. Reed, of West Virginia, to be President of the Export-Import Bank.

 

DATE:   Thursday, July 19, 2018

TIME:  10:00 AM

LOCATION:  Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

 

Senate Finance Committee:

 

Trade and Commerce at U.S. Ports of Entry

Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness

Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Time: 02:30 PM

Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Witnesses

PANEL ONE

The Honorable Kevin K. McAleenan

Commissioner

U.S. Customs and Border Protection,

Washington , DC

PANEL TWO

Mr. Sergio Contreras

Chair – Elect

Border Trade Alliance

Weslaco , TX

The Honorable Pete Saenz

Chairman Elect, Mayor

Texas Border Coalition, City of Laredo

Austin , TX

Mr. Kurt J. Nagle

President and Chief Executive Officer

American Association of Port Authorities

Alexandria , VA

Ms. Mary Ann Bucci

Executive Director

Port of Pittsburgh Commission

Pittsburgh , PA

 

Homeland Security and Government Affairs:

 

Reviewing the Administration’s Government Reorganization Proposal

Full Committee Hearing

July 18, 2018 10:00 AM

Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building

Witnesses

  • The Honorable  Margaret Weichert

Deputy Director for Management

Office of Management and Budget

 

Special Committee on Aging:

 

“Supporting Economic Stability and Self-Sufficiency as Americans with Disabilities and their Families Age”

Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018Add to my CalendarTime: 09:30 AMLocation: Dirksen Senate Office Building 562

Witnesses:

 

Kelly Nye-Lengerman, Ph.D., MSW, LGSW

Research Associate

University of Minnesota

 

Benjamin Wright

Father And Business Owner

 

Edward Mitchell

Independent Living Specialist

 

Jack Stollsteimer

Deputy State Treasurer For Consumer Programs

Pennsylvania Office of the State Treasurer

 

Senate Floor:

 

Quarles Confirmation:

 

  1. Executive Calendar #595, Randal Quarles, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve;
  2. Executive Calendar #892, Andrew S. Oldham, of Texas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit; and
  3. Executive Calendar #903, Ryan Wesley Bounds, of Oregon, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

 

Those nominations will be considered next week. By the rules, the first, in relation to the Quarles nomination, will take place an hour after the Senate convenes on Tuesday. If cloture is invoked on a nomination, the Senate will begin to burn up to 30 hours of post-cloture time prior to a confirmation vote and then the ripening of the next cloture petition. If cloture is not invoked on a nomination, the Senate will immediately vote on the next cloture petition.

 

Around Town:

 

07/20/18 12:00 PM EST
Business Council for International Understanding briefing with new ambassador to EU
The Business Council for International Understanding holds a briefing with the Ambassador of the United States to the European Union Gordon Sondland.

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