FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD OCTOBER 28 to NOVEMBER 1

U.S. House of Representatives


House Floor Activity

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

H.R. 823 Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act [PDF] This legislation would designate certain federal land in Colorado as wilderness or recreation areas, prohibiting mineral leasing. The bill also creates a pilot project for methane emission capture at certain coal mines in the Thompson Divide area.

H.R. 1373 Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act [PDF] This legislation would make permanent a 20 year prohibition (2012-2032) of mineral and geothermal related leasing on approximately 1 million acres of federal land adjacent to the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.

H.R. 2181 Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019 [PDF] This legislation would prohibit new mining and energy leasing on federal lands in and adjacent to Chaco Culture National Historic Park in New Mexico.

H.Res. 296 Affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide [PDF] This resolution would express a sense of the House of Representatives regarding the United States record on the Armenian Genocide.

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

Education and Labor, Transportation and Infrastructure, Judiciary, Financial Services, Energy and Commerce, House Administration, and Foreign Affairs is expected on the floor.

List of Suspensions:

H.R. 4334 Dignity in Aging Act of 2019, as amended [PDF] H.R. 2548 Hazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act, as amended [PDF] H.R. 1306 Federal Disaster Assistance Coordination Act, as amended [PDF] H.R. 1775 Notice to Airmen Improvement Act of 2019 [PDF] H.R. 2440 Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, as amended [PDF] H.R. 2502 Transparency in Federal Buildings Projects Act of 2019 [PDF] H.R. 2781 EMPOWER for Health Act of 2019 [PDF] H.R. 728 Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 [PDF] H.R. 647 Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act [PDF] H.R. 1781 Payment Commission Data Act of 2019 [PDF] H.R. 3942 Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act [PDF] H.R. 886 Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019, as amended [PDF] H.R. 1623 Help America Run Act [PDF] H.Res. 107 SFC Sean Cooley and SPC Christopher Horton Congressional Gold Star Family Fellowship Program Act, as amended [PDF] H.R. 2514 COUNTER Act of 2019, as amended [PDF] H.R. __ Equity Crowdfunding Act [PDF] H.R. 4067 Financial Inclusion in Banking Act of 2019, as amended [PDF] H.R. 1865 National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act [PDF] H.R. 2423 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, as amended [PDF] H.R. 2115 Public Disclosure of Drug Discounts Act, as amended [PDF] H.R. __ EXPO Act of 2019, as amended [PDF] H.R. 4695 Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act, as amended [PDF]

 

House Committee Activity

Monday, October 28

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism, Hearing: Tackling Human Trafficking: Assessing Federal State and Local Information Sharing Efforts, 9:00 AM Old County Courthouse, Greensboro, NC

Rules, Business Meeting: H.R. 4695 Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act; H. Res. 296 Affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide.; H.R. 823 Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act; H.R. 1373 Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act; H.R. 2181 Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019, 5:00 PM H-313 CAPITOL

Tuesday, October 29

Armed Services, Hearing: Future of Defense Task Force: Theories of Victory, 10:00 AM 2118 Rayburn HOB

Education Labor, Markup: H.R. 4674 College Affordability Act, 10:15 AM 2175 Rayburn HOB

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Hearing: Repurposing the C-Band to Benefit all Americans, 10:00 AM 2322 Rayburn HOB

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce, Hearing: Reauthorizing Brand USA and the U.S. SAFE WEB Act, 1:30 PM 2322 Rayburn HOB

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, Hearing: Protecting the RFS: The Trump Administration’s Abuse of Secret Waivers, 10:30 AM 2123 Rayburn HOB

Financial Services Full Committee, Markup: H.R. 4458; H.R. 4634; H.R. 4841; H.R.___, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019, 1:00 PM 2128 RHOB

Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, Hearing: Financial Services and the LGBTQ+ Community: A Review of Discrimination in Lending and Housing, 10:00 AM 2128 RHOB

Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security, Hearing: One Year Later: Implementation of the TSA Modernization Act, 10:00 AM 310 Canon HOB

Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, Hearing: Antitrust and Economic Opportunity: Competition in Labor Markets, 10:00 AM 2141 Rayburn HOB

Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, Business Meeting: Request for a Department of Homeland Security Departmental Report on the Beneficiaries of H.R. 631 and H.R. 4225, 1:45 PM Room TBA

Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, Hearing: The Impact of Current Immigration Policies on Service Members and Veterans and their Families. 2:00 PM 2141 Rayburn HOB

Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, Hearing: Legislative hearing on H.R. 139, H.R. 486, H.R. 3250, H.R. 3824, and H.R. 4139, 10:00 AM 1324 Longworth HOB

Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife, Hearing: A Sea of Problems: Impacts of Plastic Pollution on Oceans and Wildlife, 2:00 PM 1324 Longworth HOB

Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Environment, Hearing: Trump’s Wrong Turn on Clean Cars: The Effects of Fuel Efficiency Rollbacks on the Climate Car Companies and California, 10:00 AM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Hearing: The Defense POWMIA Accounting Agency: Bringing Our Nations Heroes Home, 2:00 PM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development, Business Meeting: Creating the Clean Energy Workforce, 10:00 AM 2360 Rayburn HOB

Transportation and Infrastructure, Markup: Markup of H.R. 1497 the “Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2019”; H.R. 4719. the “Funding Instruction for Safety Health and Security Avoids Fishing Emergencies Act” or the “FISH SAFE Act”; and H.Con. Res. 37 Expressing support for designation of October 28 as Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day, 10:00 AM 2167 Rayburn HOB

Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Hearing: Protecting Whistleblowers and Promoting Accountability: Is VA Doing Its Job, 2:00 PM 210 CAPITOL

Veterans’ Affairs, Markup: Pending Legislation, 10:00 AM 210 CAPITOL

Wednesday, October 30

Climate Crisis, Hearing: Solving the Climate Crisis: Opportunities in Agriculture, 2:30 PM 210 Canon HOB

Homeland Security, Hearing: Global Terrorism: Threats to the Homeland Part II, 10:00 AM 310 Canon HOB

Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Hearing: Sexual Harassment at the Department of the Interior, 10:00 AM 1324 Longworth HOB

Natural Resources, Business Meeting: PROMESA: Discussion Draft Day Two, 2:00 PM 1324 Longworth HOB

Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, Hearing: Examining the White House’s Dysfunctional Security Clearance System, 2:00 PM 2154 Rayburn HOB

Small Business, Hearing: Force of Nature: The Power of Small Businesses in Americas Recreational Infrastructure, 11:30 AM 2360 Rayburn HOB

Transportation and Infrastructure, Hearing: The Boeing 737 Max: Examining the Design Development and Marketing of the Aircraft, 10:00 AM 2167 Rayburn HOB

Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health, Hearing: Native Veterans Access to Healthcare, 10:00 AM 210 CAPITOL

Thursday, October 31

Modernization of Congress, Hearing: Congress and the Frank: Bringing Congressional Mailing Standards into the 21st Century, 10:00 AM 210 Canon HOB

 

U.S. Senate

Senate Floor Activity

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, October 28, 2019.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.3055, appropriations minibus II.

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote in relation to the Cortez Masto Amendment #961, Paul Amendment #1019, and the Jones Amendment #1067.

Amendments Pending to H.R.3055

Shelby substitute amendment #948 (Senate texts of THUD, Ag, Interior, and CJS appropriations)

McConnell amendment #950 (date change)

Monday, October 28th at 5:30pm – up to 3 roll call votes:

  1. Cortez Masto Amendment #961 (food distribution programs)
  2. Paul Amendment #1019 (2 percent cut)
  3. Jones Amendment #1067 (loan relending program of titles for heirs’ property owners)

 

The Senate is likely to continue consideration of Appropriations Committee legislation later this week.

 

Senate Committee Activity

Tuesday, October 29

Armed Services, Hearings to examine the nominations of Lisa W. Hershman, of Indiana, to be Chief Management Officer, Dana S. Deasy, of Virginia, to be Chief Information Officer, and Robert John Sander, of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the Department of the Navy, all of the Department of Defense, 9:30 AM – SD-G50

Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Hearings to examine aviation safety and the future of Boeing’s 737 MAX, 10:00 AM – SH-216

Foreign Relations, Hearings to examine the nominations of Roxanne Cabral, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Robert S. Gilchrist, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Lithuania, and Yuri Kim, of Guam, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Albania, all of the Department of State, 2:30 PM – SD-419

Wednesday, October 30

Armed Services, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity To receive a closed briefing on Department of Defense cyber operations, 2:30 PM – SVC-217

Budget, Hearings to examine the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, 2:30 PM – SD-608

Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water and Power Hearings to examine the use of technology and innovation to increase water security and enable economic development in the West, 10:00 AM – SD-366

Environment and Public Works, Hearings to examine the nomination of Sean O’Donnell, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, Environmental Protection Agency, 10:00 AM – SD-406

Finance, Subcommittee on Health Care Hearings to examine Medicaid, focusing on compliance with eligibility requirements, 2:00 PM – SD-215

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management Hearings to examine the unauthorized and unaccountable government, 2:30 PM – SD-342

Judiciary, Hearings to examine pending nominations, 10:00 AM – SD-226

Judiciary, Subcommittee on Intellectual Property Hearings to examine promoting the useful arts, focusing on how Congress can prevent the issuance of poor-quality patents, 2:30 PM – SD-226

Thursday, October 31

Energy and Natural Resources, Hearings to examine S.1665, to modify the procedures for issuing special recreation permits for certain public land units, S.1723, to amend the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to provide for the establishment of a Ski Area Fee Retention Account, and S.1967, to promote innovative approaches to outdoor recreation on Federal land and to increase opportunities for collaboration with non-Federal partners, 10:00 AM – SD-366

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Business meeting to consider S.1657, to provide assistance to combat the escalating burden of Lyme disease and other tick and vector-borne diseases and disorders, S.2619, to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Healthy Start program, S.1399, to amend title VIII of the Public Health Services Act to revise and extend nursing workforce development programs, S.995, to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care, S.1130, to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health of children and help better understand and enhance awareness about unexpected sudden death in early life, S.1608, to provide for the publication by the Secretary of Health and Human Services of physical activity recommendations for Americans, S.2629, to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the Public Health Service Corps, and an original bill entitled, Over-the-Counter Drug Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act of 2019, 10:00 AM – SD-430

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Hearings to examine supply chain security, global competitiveness, and 5G, 9:30 AM – SD-342

Judiciary, Business meeting to consider S.2511, to amend title 40, United States Code, to provide the Marshal of the Supreme Court of the United States and Supreme Court Police with the authority to protect the Chief Justice of the United States, any Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and other individuals in any location, and the nominations of Halil Suleyman Ozerden, of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, Steven J. Menashi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, Jodi W. Dishman, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, Richard Earnest Myers II, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Sarah E. Pitlyk, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, and Daniel Mack Traynor, to be United States District Judge for the District of North Dakota, 10:00 AM – SD-226

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