FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD SEPTEMBER 21 TO SEPTEMBER 25

U.S. House of Representatives

House Committee Activity

Energy and Commerce

Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
Hearing: Mainstreaming Extremism: Social Medias Role in Radicalizing America Virtual Hearing
Thursday, September 24, 11:00 AM
Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Financial Services

Full Committee
Hearing: Hybrid Hearing – Oversight of the Treasury Department’s and Federal Reserve’s Pandemic Response
Tuesday, September 22, 10:30 AM
Webex & 2128 RHOB
Witness Panel
The Honorable Steven Mnuchin, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
The Honorable Jerome Powell, Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 6800- The Heroes Act (Lowey) [PDF]
  • H.R. 6852- To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from waiving provisions related to COVID-19 emergency relief and taxpayer protections related to such relief (Ocasio-Cortez) [PDF]
  • H.R. 6892- To amend the CARES Act to add requirements for the Main Street Lending Program related to non-profit organizations, small businesses, minority depository institutions, and community development financial institutions, and for other purposes (Beatty) [PDF]
  • H.R. 6918- The Paycheck Recovery Act (Jayapal) [PDF]
  • H.R. 7023- To require the Secretary of the Treasury to implement a program that provides financial assistance to sports facilities, museums, and community theaters, and for other purposes (Trahan-McKinley) [PDF]
  • H.R. 7197- The Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed to Survive (RESTAURANTS) Act (Blumenauer-Fitzpatrick) [PDF]
  • H.R. 7717- The Uplifting Our Local Communities Act (Tlaib) [PDF]
  • H.R. 7809- The Helping Open Properties Endeavor (HOPE) Act (Taylor-Lawson) [PDF]
  • H.R. 8002- The Aviation Manufacturing Jobs Protection Act (Estes-Larsen) [PDF]

Support Documents

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

More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy
Hearing: POSTPONED – Hybrid Hearing – An Examination of the Administration’s Implementation of Statutory Reforms to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States
Thursday, September 24, 12:00 PM
Webex
More information and webcast available here.

 

Oversight and Reform

Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis
Hearing: Hybrid Hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell
Wednesday, September 23, 10:00 AM
Witness Panel
The Honorable Jerome H. Powell, 
Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Support Documents

More information and webcast available here.

 

Rules

Business Meeting: H.R. ____ Continuing Appropriations Act 2021 and Other Extensions Act; H.R. 4447 Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act of 2019 Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act; H.R. 6210 Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act; H.R. 6270 Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020
Monday, September 21, 1:00 PM
Webex
Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 4447 [PDF]
  • Rules Committee Print 116-63—Showing the text of the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act. [PDF]
  • H. Rept. 116-504, Part 1—Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce to accompany H.R. 4447 [PDF]
  • H.R. 6270 [PDF]
  • Rules Committee Print 116-64—Showing the text of H.R. 6270, as introduced, with modifications. [PDF]
  • Comparative Print—Comparing the base document H.R. 6270, as introduced, with the Rules Committee Print 116-64. [PDF]
  • H.R. 6210 [PDF]
  • Rules Committee Print 116-65—Showing the text of H.R. 6210, as introduced, with modifications. [PDF]
  • Comparative Print—Comparing the base document H.R. 6210, as introduced, with the Rules Committee Print 116-65. [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Science

Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight
Hearing: Data for Decision-Making: Responsible Management of Data during COVID-19 and Beyond
Wednesday, September 23, 11:00 AM
Witness Panel
Dr. Lisa M. Lee, PhD, Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation, Virginia Tech
Dr. Lisa L. Maragakis, MD, MPH, Senior Director of Infection Prevention, Johns Hopkins Health System
Mr. Avik Roy, President, Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity
Ms. Janet Hamilton, MPH, Executive Director, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
More information and webcast available here.

 

Small Business

Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development
Hearing: Paycheck Protection Program: An Examination of Loan Forgiveness SBA Legacy Systems and Inaccurate Data

Thursday, September 24, 10:00 AM 2360 Rayburn HOB
Witness Panel
Mr. William Manger, Small Business Administration Chief of Staff & Associate Administrator, Office of Capital Access, U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington, DC

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing: Witness List [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access
Hearing: A Review of PPP Forgiveness
Friday, September 25, 9:30 AM 2360 Rayburn HOB
Witness Panel
Ms. Lynn G. Ozer, President, SBA Lending, Fulton Bank, Pottstown, PA
Ms. Amy Bonfig, Owner, Little Saints Academy, St. Joseph, MN
Mr. Jim Parker, CEO & Director, Riverview Studios, Bordentown, NJ
Mr. Pete Patel, President & Chief Executive Officer, Promise Hotels, Tulsa, OK

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Hearing: Witness List [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Transportation and Infrastructure

Full Committee
Hearing: Driving Equity: The U.S. Department of Transportations Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
Wednesday, September 23, 10:00 AM 2167 RHOB
Witness Panel
Mr. Farad Ali, Airport Minority Advisory Council
Ms. Geri E. Boyer, P.E., American Council of Engineering Companies
Ms. Mary Lerdahl, Emerald Consulting Services
Mr. Sandy-Michael McDonald, Broward County, Florida, Office of Economic and Small Business Development
Ms. Sandra Norman, Virginia Department of Transportation
Mr. Jon Wainwright, Ph.D., NERA Economic Consulting
Ms. Evalynn Williams, Conference of Minority Transportation Officials
More information and webcast available here.

 

Ways and Means

Subcommittee on Social Security
Hearing: Save Our Social Security Now
Thursday, September 24, 1:00 PM 1100 Longworth HOB
More information and webcast available here.

Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
Hearing: Restaurants in America During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, September 25, 9:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

House Floor Activity

Legislation Considered Pursuant to a Rule:

Legislation Making Continuing Appropriations for FY 2021

H.R. 4447 Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act of 2019 [Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act] [PDFThis legislation is the House Energy and Commerce Committees package of legislation known as the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act. The legislation would make a variety of changes to energy policy related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, carbon pollution reduction technologies, nuclear energy, cybersecurity, transportation, ARPA-E, technology transfer, industry innovation, critical materials, and environmental protection.

H.R. 6270 Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020 [PDFThis legislation offered by Rep. Jennifer Wexton of Virginia would require companies to disclose to the Securities and Exchange Commission whether their goods are sourced from or produced in the Xinjiang region of China or in forced labor camps.

  1. R. 6210 Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act [PDFThis legislation offered by Rep. Jim McGovern of Massachusetts would ban the importation of goods from the Xinjiang region of China or produced with forced labor. The legislation would also impose sanctions on foreign individuals related to forced labor or violating other U.S. law related to forced labor, require U.S. -traded companies to disclose whether they engage in business in Xinjiang, and direct the State Department to take certain actions related to Uyghur and/or other Muslim minority groups in Xinjiang.

 

Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

  1. 209 PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act [PDF]

H.R. 3160 Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer [PDF]

H.R. 3349 Republic of Texas Legation Memorial Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 3465 Fallen Journalist Memorial Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 4957 Native Child Protection Action, as amended [PDF]

  1. 294 Native American Business Incubators Program Act [PDF]
  2. 832 To nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Indians of Middle Oregon, concluded on November 15, 1865 [PDF]

H.R. 139 Springfield Race Riot Study Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 895 Tribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act [PDF]

H.R. 1702 Free Veterans from Fees Act, as amended [PDF]

  1. 490 B-47 Ridge Designation Act [PDF]

H.R. 6100 STOP FGM Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 5602 Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 5309 CROWN Act of 2020, as amended [PDF]

  1. 227 Savanna’s Act [PDF]
  2. 982 Not Invisible Act of 2019 [PDF]

H.R. 5546 Effective Assistance in the Digital Era [PDF]

H.R. 1418 Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 5053 Justice for Juveniles Act [PDF]

  1. 1321 Defending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act [PDF]
  2. 1380 Due Process Protections Act [PDF]

H.R. 5322 Ensuring Diversity in Community Banking Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 6934 To amend the CARES Act to require the uniform treatment of nationally recognized statistical rating organizations under certain programs carried out in response to the COVID–19 emergency, and for other purposes [PDF]

H.R. 7592 STIFLE Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 6735 COVID-19 Fraud Prevention Act [PDF]

H.R. 5698 Promoting Secure 5G Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 6294 Improving Emergency Disease Response via Housing Act of 2020, as amended [PDF]

  1. 2661 National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 7574 Strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act of 2020, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 2271 Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act [PDF]

H.R. 6096 READI Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 5918 To direct the Federal Communications Commission to issue reports after activation of the Disaster Information Reporting System and to make improvements to network outage reporting [PDF]

H.R. 4995 Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2020, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 4866 National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 3935 Protecting Patients Transportation to Care Act [PDF]

H.R. 1646 HERO Act [PDF]

H.R. 4564 Suicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2020, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 4585 Campaign to Prevent Suicide Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 5619 Suicide Prevention Act [PDF]

H.R. 5567 MEDIA Diversity Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 5663 Safeguarding Therapeutics Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 451 Don’t Break Up the T-Band Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 991 Extension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act [PDF]

H.R. 2166 Global Health Security Act of 2020, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 4864 Global Child Thrive Act of 2020, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 5664 Leveraging Information on Foreign Traffickers Act, as amended [PDF]

  1. 785 Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 [PDF]

H.R. 4908 Native American PACT Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 3010 Honoring All Veterans Act [PDF]

H.R. 5245 SHIELD for Veterans Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 6589 Department of Veterans Affairs Chief Financial Officer Authority and Collaboration Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 7105 DELIVER Act, as amended [PDF]

H.R. 8247 Veterans Comprehensive Prevention, Access to Care, and Treatment Act of 2020 [PDF]

H.R. 3798 Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act [PDF]

H.R. 3228 VA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act [PDF]

H.R. 6092 Veteran’s Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act [PDF]

H.R. 7795 Veterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020 [PDF]

 

 

U.S. Senate

Senate Committee Activity

Banking

Full Committee
Hearings to examine the quarterly CARES Act report to Congress
Thursday, September 24, 10:00 AM, SD-106
Witness Panel
The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
The Honorable Jerome H. Powell, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
More information and webcast available here.

 

Budget

Full Committee
Hearings to examine the Congressional Budget Office’s updated budget outlook
Wednesday, September 23, 2:30 PM, SD-608
Witness Panel
Honorable Phillip Swagel, PhD, Director, Congressional Budget Office
More information and webcast available here.

 

Commerce

Full Committee
Hearings to examine the need for federal data privacy legislation
Wednesday, September 23, 10:00 AM, SR-253
Witness Panel
The Honorable Julie Brill, Former Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
The Honorable William Kovacic, Former Chairman and Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
The Honorable Jon Leibowitz, Former Chairman and Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
The Honorable Maureen Ohlhausen, Former Commissioner and Acting Chairman, Federal Trade Commission
More information and webcast available here.

Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
Hearings to examine an evaluation of FirstNet’s progress
Thursday, September 24, 10:00 AM, SR-253
Witness Panel
Captain Tony Harrison, Sheriff’s Office, Pennington County, South Dakota
Ms. Karima Holmes, Director, Unified Communications
Mr. Edward Parkinson, Chief Executive Officer, FirstNet Authority
Mr. Jason Porter, Senior Vice President, FirstNet Program at AT&T
More information and webcast available here.

 

HELP

Full Committee
Hearings to examine COVID-19, focusing on an update on the federal response
Wednesday, September 23, 10:00 AM, SD-G50
Witness Panel
Anthony Fauci, MD, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Robert Redfield, MD, Director, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
ADM Brett Giroir, MD, Assistant Secretary For Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Stephen Hahn, MD, Commissioner Of Food And Drugs, United States Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD
More information and webcast available here.

 

HSGAC

Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management
Hearings to examine state and local cybersecurity, focusing on defending communities from cyber threats amid COVID-19

Tuesday, September 22, 3:00 PM, SD-342
Witness Panel I
The Honorable Christopher Krebs, Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Witness Panel II
Denis Goulet, Commissioner, New Hampshire Department of Information Technology, Leslie Torres-Rodriguez, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools, Hartford Public Schools
John Riggi, Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk, American Hospital Association
Bill Siegel, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Coveware, Inc.
More information and webcast available here.

 

JEC

Joint Economic Committee
Hearings to examine the economic impact of America’s failure to contain the Coronavirus, 
Tuesday, September 22, 2:30 PM
REMOTE
Witness Panel
Dr. Ashish K. Jha, M.D., M.P.H., Dean, Brown University School of Public Health,                         Providence, RI
Dr. Austan D. Goolsbee, Robert P. Gwinn Professor, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL
Dr. Adam Michel, Senior Policy Analyst, Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC
Dr. Jeffrey A. Singer, M.D., F.A.C.S., Senior Fellow, Cato Institute Washington, DC
More information and webcast available here.

 

Judiciary

Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
Hearings to examine threats to American intellectual property, focusing on cyber-attacks and counterfeits during the COVID-19 pandemic
Wednesday, September 23, 2:30 PM, SD-226
Witness Panel
Mr. Adam Hickey, Deputy Assistant Attorney General National Security Division, Department of Justice, Washington, DC
Mr. Clyde Wallace, Deputy Assistant Director, Cyber Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC
Mr. Steve Francis, Assistant Director, HSI Global Trade Investigations, Division Director, National Intellectual Property Rights Center, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC
Mr. Bryan S. Ware, Assistant Director For Cybersecurity Cyber Security And Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC
More information and webcast available here.

 

Senate Floor Activity

The Senate will next convene at 3:00pm on Monday, September 21, 2020.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #603, Edward Hulvey Meyers, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Meyers nomination.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #603, Edward Hulvey Meyers, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims
  2. Executive Calendar #706, Andrea R. Lucas, of Virginia, to be Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  3. Executive Calendar #708, Jocelyn Samuels, of Maryland, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  4. Executive Calendar #709, Keith E. Sonderling, of Florida, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  5. Executive Calendar #588, John Charles Hinderaker, of Arizona, to be a United States District Judge for the District of Arizona
  6. Executive Calendar #815, Roderick C. Young, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia

 

Monday, September 21st at 5:30pm – 1 roll call votes:

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #603, Edward Hulvey Meyers, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims
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