FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JULY 8 to JULY 12

U.S. House of Representatives

House Floor Activity

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

H.R. 2500 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 [PDF] The House will consider the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as offered by House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Chairman Adam Smith. This legislation provides authorization of appropriations for a variety of national defense programs, predominantly in the Department of Defense. A variety of resources made available by the bill’s sponsor are available here. The HASC report is available in two parts [PDF 1] and [PDF 2]. During the last week of June the Senate has passed their version of this legislation by a vote of 86-8. Enactment of 2020 NDAA would mark the 59th annual authorization.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

Financial Services and Judiciary legislation is expected on the floor.

List of Suspensions:

H.R. 1988 Protect Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act, as amended [PDF]
H.R. 2515 Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019, as amended [PDF]
H.R. 2162 Housing Financial Literacy Act of 2019, as amended [PDF]
H.Res. 456 Emphasizing the importance of grassroots investor protection and the investor education missions of State and Federal securities regulators, calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to collaborate with State securities regulators in the protection of investors, and for other purposes [PDF]
H.R. 2919 Improving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act [PDF]
H.R. 3050 Expanding Investment in Small Business Act of 2019, as amended [PDF]
H.R. 2409 Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators [PDF]
H.R. 1044 Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.R. 1569 To amend title 28, United States Code, to add Flagstaff and Yuma to the list of locations in which court shall be held in the judicial district for the State of Arizona [PDF]
S. 998 Supporting and Treating Officers in Crisis Act of 2019 [PDF]
S. 744 Effective Prosecution of Possession of Biological Toxins and Agents Act of 2019 [PDF]
H.R. 677 21st Century President Act [PDF]

House Committee Activity

Tuesday, July 9

Rules, Business Meeting: H.R. 2500 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, 5:00 PM H-313 CAPITOL

Wednesday, July 10

Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Hearing: United States Efforts to Counter Russian Disinformation and Malign Influence, 10:00 AM 2362-A Rayburn HOB

*Energy and Commerce, Potential markup, details TBD

Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets, Hearing: Building a Sustainable and Competitive Economy: An Examination of Proposals to Improve Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosures, 2:00 PM 2128 RHOB

Financial Services, Hearing: Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy, 10:00 AM 2128 RHOB

Homeland Security, Hearing: About Face: Examining the Department of Homeland Security’s Use of Facial Recognition and Other Biometric Technologies, 10:00 AM 310 Cannon HOB

Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, Hearing: Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform, 10:00 AM 2141 Rayburn HOB

Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, Business Meeting: Legislative hearing on H.R. 252 H.R. 1475 H.R. 2199 H.R. 2215 H.R. 2250 H.R. 2546 and H.R. 2642, 10:00 AM 1324 Longworth HOB

Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Hearing: Kids in Cages: Inhumane Treatment at the Border, 2:00 PM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Oversight and Reform, Hearing: The Trump Administration’s Attack on the ACA: Reversal in Court Case Threatens Health Care for Millions of Americans, 10:00 AM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Hearing: A Review of NASAs Plans for the International Space Station and Future Activities in Low Earth Orbit, 10:00 AM 2318 Rayburn HOB

Small Business, Hearing: Continuing to Serve: From Military to Entrepreneur, 11:30 AM 2360 Rayburn HOB

Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, Hearing: Water Resources Development Acts: Status of Implementation and Assessing Future Needs, 10:00 AM 2167 Rayburn HOB

Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, Hearing: Economic Well-being of Women Veterans, 10:00 AM 210 CAPITOL

Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, Hearing: The Cost of Caring, 2:00 PM 210 CAPITOL

*Ways and Means, Potential markup regarding Multiemployer Pensions, details TBD

*Not yet officially noticed.

Thursday, July 11

Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, Hearing: Southern Command, 2:00 PM H-140 CAPITOL

Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Hearing: Management Challenges and Oversight of Department of State and United States Agency for International Development Programs, 10:00 AM H-140 CAPITOL

Education Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Hearing: From the Fields to the Factories: Preventing Workplace Injury and Death from Excessive Heat, 10:15 AM 2175 Rayburn HOB

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery, Hearing: Road to Recovery: Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, 10:00 AM 310 Canon HOB

Modernization of Congress, Hearing: Fostering the Next Generation of Leaders: Setting Members up for Success, 2:00 PM 2020 Rayburn HOB

Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Hearing: The Future of the Federal Coal Program, 10:00 AM 1324 Longworth HOB

Oversight and Reform, Hearing: Identifying Preventing and Treating Childhood Trauma: A Pervasive Public Health Issue that Needs Greater Federal Attention, 10:00 AM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Hearing: Bumper to Bumper: The Need for a National Surface Transportation Research Agenda, 2:00 PM 2318 Rayburn HOB

Science, Space, and Technology, Hearing: Earths Thermometers: Glacial and Ice Sheet Melt in a Changing Climate, 10:00 AM 2318 Rayburn HOB

Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations, Hearing: SBA Management and Oversight of SCORE, 11:00 AM 2360 Rayburn HOB

Friday, July 12

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, Hearing: Keeping the Lights On: Addressing Cyber Threats to The Grid, 9:30 AM 2123 Rayburn HOB

Judiciary, Hearing: Lessons from the Mueller Report Part III: Constitutional Processes for Addressing Presidential Misconduct, 9:00 AM 2141 Rayburn HOB

Oversight and Reform, Hearing: The Trump Administrations Child Separation Policy: Substantiated Allegations of Mistreatment, 10:00 AM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Saturday, July 13

Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, Hearing: California Criminal Justice Reform: Potential Lessons for the Nation, 9:30 AM Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Building, Historic Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA

U.S. Senate

Senate Floor Activity

This week the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #343, Daniel Aaron Bress, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

On Monday July 8, the Senate is expected to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on that nomination.

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

On Thursday June 27th, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #343, Daniel Aaron Bress, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.
  2. Executive Calendar #47, T. Kent Wetherell II, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Florida
  3. Executive Calendar #51, Damon Ray Leichty, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana
  4. Executive Calendar #52, J. Nicholas Ranjan, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  5. Executive Calendar #101, Robert L. King, of Kentucky, to be Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, Department of Education
  6. Executive Calendar #13, Peter C. Wright, of Michigan, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, Environmental Protection Agency

Senate Committee Activity

Tuesday, July 9

Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, Hearings to examine implementation of the National Defense Strategy in the United States Southern Command area of responsibility, 3:00 PM – SR-222

Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Aviation and Space, Hearings to examine NASA exploration plans, focusing on where we have been and where we are going, 3:00 PM – SD-562

Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Energy, Hearings to examine S.1602, to amend the United States Energy Storage Competitiveness Act of 2007 to establish a research, development, and demonstration program for grid-scale energy storage systems, S.1593, to require the Secretary of Energy to establish an energy storage research program, a demonstration program, and a technical assistance and grant program, S.1183, to establish an energy storage and microgrid grant and technical assistance program, S.1741, to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to advance energy storage deployment by reducing the cost of energy storage through research, development, and demonstration, S.2048, to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a demonstration initiative focused on the development of long-duration energy storage technologies, including a joint program to be established in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, S.1685, to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a program for the research, development, and demonstration of commercially viable technologies for the capture of carbon dioxide produced during the generation of natural gas-generated power, S.143, to authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve healthcare services for veterans in the United States, S.983, to amend the Energy Conservation and Production Act to reauthorize the weatherization assistance program, S.1857, to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to improve Federal energy and water performance requirements for Federal buildings and establish a Federal Energy Management Program, S.1064, to require the Secretary of Energy to conduct a study on the national security implications of building ethane and other natural-gas-liquids-related petrochemical infrastructure in the United States, and H.R.1138, to reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, 10:00 AM – SD-366

Intelligence, Closed hearings to examine certain intelligence matters, 2:30 PM – SH-219

Judiciary, Hearings to examine protecting innocence in a digital world, 10:00 AM – SD-226

Wednesday, July 10

Aging, Hearings to examine how the special diabetes program is changing the lives of Americans with Type 1 diabetes, 9:30 AM – SD-106

Armed Services, Business meeting to consider pending military nominations, 10:00 AM – SR-222

Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Business meeting to consider pending calendar business, 10:00 AM – SH-216

Environment and Public Works, Hearings to examine investing in America’s surface transportation infrastructure, focusing on the need for a multi-year reauthorization bill, 10:00 AM – SD-406

Foreign Relations, Hearings to examine defense cooperation, focusing on the use of emergency authorities under the Arms Export Control Act, 10:15 PM – SD-419

Thursday, July 11

Armed Services, Hearings to examine the nomination of Gen. Mark A. Milley, for reappointment to the grade of General, and to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the United States Army, 9:30 AM – SD-G50

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearings to examine the Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress, 10:00 AM – SD-106

Energy and Natural Resources, Hearings to examine evolving global natural gas markets, the increasingly important role of United States liquefied natural gas, and the competitive outlook, 10:00 AM – SD-366

Intelligence, To receive a closed briefing on certain intelligence matters, 2:00 PM – SH-219

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