FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JUNE 15 TO JUNE 19

U.S. House of Representatives

House Committee Activity

Education and Labor

Full Committee
Hearing: Budget Cuts and Lost Learning: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Public Education
Monday, June 15
12:00 PM
Webex
Witness Panel
Mr. Michael Leachman, Ph.D., Vice President for State Fiscal Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Washington, D.C.
Ms. Rebecca Pringle, Vice President, National Education Association, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Mark Johnson, Superintendent of Public Instruction, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Raleigh, NC
Mr. Eric Gordon, Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cleveland, OH
More information and webcast available here.

 

Financial Services
Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy
Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Cybercriminals and Fraudsters: How Bad Actors Are Exploiting the Financial System During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Tuesday, June 16
12:00 PM
WebEx
Click here for the Committee Memorandum.
Legislation

  • H.R. ____, the ” Internet Fraud Prevention Act.”
  • H.R. ____, the “COVID-19 Restitution Assistance Fund for Victims of Securities Violations Act.”
  • H.R. ____, the “Senior Investor Pandemic and Fraud Protection Act.”
  • H.R. ____, To require the Federal financial regulators to issue guidance to encourage depository institutions to establish programs to educate customers at risk of unwittingly becoming money mules.


Witness Panel

  • Mr. Tom Kellerman, Head of Cybersecurity Strategy, VMware
  • Mr. Kelvin Coleman, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance
  • Ms. Amanda W. Senn, Chief Deputy Director, Alabama Securities Commission; on behalf of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)
  • Mr. Jamil Jaffer, Founder & Executive Director, National Security Institute, Assistant Professor of Law & Director, National Security Law & Policy Program

More information and webcast available here.

 

Full Committee
Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy

Wednesday, June 17
12:00 PM
WebEx
Click here for the Committee Memorandum.

Witness Panel

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

Semiannual Monetary Policy Report, June 12, 2020.
More information and webcast available here.

 

Homeland Security
Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
Hearing: Hearing: Climbing Again: Stakeholder Views on Resuming Air Travel in the COVID-19 Era

Thursday, June 18
4:00 PM
Webex
Witness Panel
Kevin M. Burke, President and Chief Executive Officer, Airports Council International-North America
Sara Nelson, International President, Association of Flight Attendants-Communications Workers of America
Neema Singh Guliani, Senior Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
Tori Emerson Barnes, Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy, U.S. Travel Association
More information and webcast available here.

 

Judiciary
Full Committee
Markup: H.R. 7120 the Justice in Policing Act of 2020
Wednesday, June 17
10:00 AM
CVC-200 CAPITOL
More information and webcast available here.

 

Small Business
Full Committee
Hearing: Paycheck Protection Program: Loan Forgiveness and Other Challenges
Wednesday, June 17
1:00 PM
Webex
Witness Panel
Ms. Melissa Kelly, Executive Chef and Proprietor, Primo, Rockland, ME
Mr. Eduardo Sosa, Senior Vice President, SBA Lending, Commerce National Bank, West Lake Hills, TX
Ms. Ashley Harrington, Director of Federal Advocacy and Senior Counsel, Center for Responsible Lending, Washington, DC
Mr. Rich Coleman, DVM, Owner, Four Paws Animal Hospital, Lebanon, OH
More information and webcast available here.

 

Transportation and Infrastructure
Full Committee
Markup: H.R. 2 the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act or the INVEST in America Act
Wednesday, June 17
10:00 AM
2167 Rayburn HOB
More information, filed amendments, and webcast available here.

 

Ways and Means
Full Committee
Ways and Means Hearing: The 2020 Trade Policy Agenda

Wednesday, June 17
10:00 AM
Witness Panel
Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative
More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
Hearing: Tax Relief to Support Workers and Families during the COVID-19 Recession

Thursday, June 18
12:00 PM
Webex
More information and webcast available here.

 

 

House Floor Activity

There are no votes scheduled in the House this week.

 

U.S. Senate

Senate Committee Activity

Appropriations
Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
An oversight hearing to examine the Federal Communications Commission spectrum auctions program for fiscal year 2021
Tuesday, June 16
10:00 AM
SD-124
Witness Panel
The Honorable Ajit Pai, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
More information and webcast available here.

Banking
Full Committee
Hearings to examine the semiannual monetary policy report to Congress
Tuesday, June 16
10:00 AM
Webex
Witness Panel
Jerome H. Powell, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
More information and webcast available here.

 

Commerce
Full Committee
Hearings to examine pending nominations
Tuesday, June 16
2:30 PM
SD-G50
Witness Panel
Joel Szabat, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation
Michael P. O’Rielly, of New York, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission
Nancy B. Beck, of New York, to be a Commissioner and Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
Michael J. Walsh, Jr., of Virginia, to be General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce
Mary A. Toman, of California, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce
More information and webcast available here.

 

Full Committee
Hearings to examine the Federal Aviation Administration’s oversight of aircraft certification
Wednesday, June 17
10:00 AM
SD-G50
Witness Panel
The Honorable Stephen Dickson, Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration
More information and webcast available here.

 

Finance
Full Committee
Hearings to examine the President’s 2020 trade policy agenda
Wednesday, June 17
3:00 PM
SD-G50
Witness Panel
The Honorable Robert E. Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative, Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC
More information and webcast available here.

 

Judiciary
Full Committee
Hearings to examine police use of force and community relations
Tuesday, June 16
2:30 PM
SD-106
More information and webcast available here.

 

Senate Floor Activity

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, June 15, 2020.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Calendar #75, H.R.1957, the legislative vehicle for the Great American Outdoors Act. All post-cloture time on the substitute amendment will expire at 5:30pm on Monday.

Senators should expect up to 3 roll call votes at 5:30pm. Those votes would be on Gardner motion to waive budget point of order, adoption of the substitute amendment, and cloture on the underlying bill.

Next week the Senate will consider the Walker nomination (DC Circuit). We also Senator McConnell to file cloture on the Wilson nomination (5th Circuit) and on the motion to proceed to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

5:30pm on Monday, June 15—

  1. Gardner motion to waive Enzi budget point of order (if raised and made)

Table tree filler amendments (expect voice votes)

  1. Adoption of amendment #1617 (Great American Outdoors Act substitute)
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on H.R.1957, as amended, if amended
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