FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD MAY 20 to MAY 24

U.S. House of Representatives

House Committee Activity

Appropriations

Full Committee
Markup: FY2020 Energy Water and Defense Full Committee Appropriations Bills

Tuesday, May 21 10:30 AM

2359 Rayburn HOB

Full Committee
Markup: FY2020 Commerce Justice and Science and Interior and the Environment Appropriations Bills
Wednesday, May 22 10:30 AM

2359 Rayburn HOB

Energy and Commerce

Full Committee
Hearing, “LIFT America: Modernizing Our Infrastructure for the Future” – H.R. 2741 the “Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s America Act,”

Wednesday, May 22 10:00 AM

2123 Rayburn HOB
Text of Legislation

·         H.R. 2741 as introduced by Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) [PDF]

Support Documents

  • Notice of Hearing [PDF]
  • Section by Section explanation of H.R. 2741 [PDF]
  • Briefing Memo [PDF]

Financial Services

Full Committee
Hearing, Housing in America: Oversight of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Tuesday, May 21 10:00 AM

2128 RHOB

Witness List

• The Honorable Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 1690 the “Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019” (Garcia – IL) [PDF]
  • H.R. 2763, prohibit HUD from implementing, administering, enforcing, or in any manner making effective the proposed rule entitled “Amendments to Further Implement Provisions of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980.” (Garcia – TX) [PDF]
  • H.R. ___, the “Fair Chance at Housing Act” (Ocasio-Cortez) [PDF]Added 05/16/2019 at 07:58 PM

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing Memo [PDF]

Financial Services, Hearing, The Annual Testimony of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the International Financial System – Part II
Wednesday, May 22 10:00 AM
2128 RHOB
Witness panel:
The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary, U.S. Department of Treasury
Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing Memo [PDF]

 

Joint Economic Committee

Full Committee
Hearings to examine the economic impacts of the 2020 Census and business uses of Federal data

Wednesday, May 22 2:00 PM
CHOB-210
Witness panel:
Dr. Andrew Reamer, Research Professor, George Washington Institute of Public Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Mr. Howard Fienberg, Vice President, Advocacy, Insights Association, Washington, DC
Ms. Mallory Bateman, Coordinator, State Data Center, Senior Research Analyst, The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC

Judiciary

Full Committee
Hearing, Oversight of the Report by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III: Former White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn II

Tuesday, May 2 10:00 AM
2141 Rayburn HOB
Witness panel:
Donald F. McGahn, II, Former White House Counsel, Office of White House Counsel

Ways and Means

Subcommittee on Trade
Hearing, Enforcement in the New NAFTA

Wednesday, May 22 10:00 AM

1100 Longworth HOB
Witness panel:
Beth Baltzan, Principal, American Phoenix Trade Advisory Services PLLC
Owen Herrnstadt, Chief of Staff to the International President, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Sandra Polaski, Independent Expert, Former Deputy Director-General for Policy, International Labor Organization
Alexander von Bismarck, Executive Director, Environmental Investigation Agency, U.S.
Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Corporate Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs, Cargill, Inc.

House Floor Activity

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

H.R. 1500 Consumers First Act [PDF] This Financial Services Committee legislation, offered by Chairwoman Waters, would make changes to statutory requirements related to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. A one-pager offered by the Committee is offered here.

H.R. 1994 Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE Act) [PDF] This Ways and Means Committee legislation, offered by Chairman Neal, would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with reference to retirement savings. A section-by-section summary offered by the Committee is available here

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

Foreign Affairs, Education and Labor, and Veterans’ Affairs Committee legislation is expected on the floor.

List of Suspensions:

H.R. 2116 Global Fragility Act [PDF]
H.R. 753 Global Electoral Exchange Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.R.1952 Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019, as amended [PDF]
H.R. 615 The Refugee Sanitation Facility Safety Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.Res. 106 Denouncing female genital mutilation/cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice [PDF]
H.R. 1359 Digital Global Access Policy Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.R. 2480 Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, as amended [PDF]
H.R. 2359 Whole Veteran Act [PDF]
H.R. 1947 To amend title 38, United States Code, to exempt transfers of funds from Federal agencies to the Department of Veterans Affairs for nonprofit corporations established under subchapter IV of chapter 73 of such title from certain provisions of the Economy Act, as amended [PDF]
H.R. 1812 Vet Center Eligibility Expansion Act [PDF]
H.R. 2326 Navy Seal Chief Petty Officer William Bill Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.R. 2333 Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act [PDF]
H.R. 2340 FIGHT Veteran Suicide Act [PDF]
H.R. 1200 Veterans Compensation Cost-of-living Adjustment Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.R. 2372 Veterans’ Care Quality Transparency Act [PDF]
H.R. 2045 Veterans’ Education, Transition, and Opportunity Prioritization Plan Act of 2019 [PDF]

 

U.S. Senate

Senate Committee Activity

Armed Services

Armed Services will hold closed markups in sub and full committee this week to advance the 2020 NDAA. For more details.

Subcommittee on Airland
Closed business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee’s jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020
Monday, May 20 5:00 PM
SR-232A

Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support
Closed business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee’s jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020
Monday, May 20 4:00 PM
SR-232A

Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
Closed business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee’s jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020
Monday, May 20 5:30 PM
SR-232A

Subcommittee on Cybersecurity
Closed business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee’s jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020
Tuesday, May 21 9:30 AM
SR-232A

Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
Closed business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee’s jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020
Tuesday, May 21 4:30 PM
SR-232A

Subcommittee on Personnel
Business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee’s jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020
Tuesday, May 21 2:15 PM
SD-G50

Subcommittee on SeaPower
Closed business meeting to markup those provisions which fall under the subcommittee’s jurisdiction of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020

Tuesday, May 21 11:00 AM
SR-232A

Full Committee
Closed business meeting to markup the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020

Wednesday, May 22 9:00 AM
SR-222

Full Committee
Closed business meeting to markup the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020

Thursday, May 23 9:00 AM
SR-222

Banking

Full Committee
Hearings to examine combating illicit financing by anonymous shell companies through the collection of beneficial ownership information
Tuesday, May 21 10:00 AM
SD-538
Witness panel:
Mr. Kenneth A. Blanco, Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), U.S. Department of Treasury
Mr. Steven D’Antuono, Section Chief, Financial Crimes Section, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Ms. Grovetta Gardineer, Senior Deputy Comptroller For Bank Supervision Policy, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Joint Economic Committee

Full Committee
Hearings to examine the economic impacts of the 2020 Census and business uses of Federal data

Wednesday, May 22 2:00 PM
CHOB-210
Witness panel:
Dr. Andrew Reamer, Research Professor, George Washington Institute of Public Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Mr. Howard Fienberg, Vice President, Advocacy, Insights Association, Washington, DC
Ms. Mallory Bateman, Coordinator, State Data Center, Senior Research Analyst, The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Dr. Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC

Judiciary

Full Committee
Hearings to examine the digital advertising ecosystem and the impact of data privacy and competition policy
Tuesday, May 21 10:00 AM
SD-226
Witness panel:
Professor Avi Goldfarb, Ellison Professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Dr. Fiona M. Scott Morton, Ph.D., Theodore Nierenberg Professor Of Economics, Yale School of Management, New Haven , CT
Mr. Brian O’Kelley, Founder And Former CEO, AppNexus Inc., New York , NY
Dr. Johnny Ryan, Ph.D., Chief Policy & Industry Relations Officer, Brave, 
San Francisco , CA
Mr. Jan M. Rybnicek, Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Washington , DC

Senate Floor Activity

The Senate is expected to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #201, Daniel P. Collins, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit on Monday.

The Senate may consider a disaster supplemental appropriations act on the floor this week before adjourning for recess. The legislation is likely to be based on proposals made by Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Shelby as well as legislation offered by Sen. Perdue. Issues related to Puerto Rico related spending and potential funding related to the southern border of the United States are presently under consideration. The House has previously and repeatedly passed legislation making supplemental appropriations for many purposes expected to be treated in the Senate compromise legislation, including recent passage of a $19.1 billion funding package on May 10.  Flood Insurance Extension Possible in the Bill to Sept 30, 2019.

During the balance of the week, the Senate may consider any cleared legislative and executive business.

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