FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD APRIL 26 TO APRIL 30

U.S. House of Representatives

Special Note

 

On Wednesday, April 28 at 9:00 PM, President Biden will deliver an address before a Joint Session of Congress.

 

House Committee Activity

 

Appropriations

 

Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
Hearing: FY 2022 Budget Request for the Department of Labor

Wednesday, April 28, 10:00 AM
Witness Panel
The Honorable Martin J. Walsh, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor
More information and webcast available here.

 

Energy and Commerce

 

Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
Hearing: The Consumer Protection and Recovery Act: Returning Money to Defrauded Consumers

Tuesday, April 27, 1:00 PM
Witness Panel I
Hon. Rebecca K. Slaughter, Acting Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission

Witness Panel II

Anna Laitin, Director, Financial Fairness and Legislative Strategy, Consumer Reports

Ted Mermin, Executive Director, Center for Consumer Law and Economic Justice

Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

  1. Howard Beales, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus of Strategic Management and Public Policy

George Washington University

More information and webcast available here.

 

Financial Services

 

Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Member Day Hearing: Committee on Financial Services
Tuesday, April 27, 12:00 PM Cisco WebEx

Support Documents

Hearing Notice [PDF] More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Examining the Role of Municipal Bond Markets in Advancing, and Undermining, Economic, Racial and Social Justice

Wednesday, April 28, 12:00 PM Cisco WebEx
Support Documents

Hearing Notice [PDF]

Hearing Memo [PDF] Witness Panel
William Fisher, Chief Executive Officer, Rice Capital Access Program

Gary Hall, Partner and Head of Investment Banking (Infrastructure and Public Finance), Siebert Williams Shank & Co., L.L.C.

Chelsea McDaniel, Senior Fellow, Activest

Jim Nadler, Chief Executive Officer, Kroll Bond Rating Agency

Chris Parsons, Professor of Finance, University of Southern California
More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion
Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Closing the Racial and Gender Wealth Gap Through Compensation Equity

Thursday, April 29, 12:00 PM Cisco WebEx
More information and webcast available here.

 

Ways and Means

 

Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, Hearing: Advancing U.S. Economic Competitiveness Equity and Sustainability Through Infrastructure Investments

Thursday, April 29, 1:30 PM
More information and webcast available here.

 

House Floor Activity

 

The week of April 26, 2021 is a Committee Work Week in the House with no votes expected.

 

The House will next meet for pro forma session on at 12:00 p.m. on April 26, 2021.

 

U.S. Senate

Senate Committee Activity

 

Banking

 

Hearings to examine the reemergence of rent-a-bank
Wednesday, April 28, 10:00 AM, WEBEX
Witness Panel
The Honorable Josh Stein, Attorney General, State of North Carolina

Ms. Lisa Stifler, Director Of State Policy, Center for Responsible Lending

Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III, Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas

Mr. Brian Brooks, Former Acting Comptroller Of The Currency
Dr. Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor Of Financial Institutions, Columbia Business School
More information and webcast available here.

 

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearings to examine the dignity of work
Thursday, April 29, 10:00 AM, WEBEX
Witness Panel
Ms. Heather McGhee, Author, “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together”

Ms. Lisa Donner, Executive Director, Americans for Financial Reform

Dr. Trevon Logan, Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor Of Economics

The Ohio State University
Mr. Andrew Puzder, Former CEO, CKE Restaurants

Mr. Vivek Ramaswamy, Founder & Executive Chairman, Roivant Sciences

More information and webcast available here.

 

Commerce

 

Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security Hearings to examine curbing COVID cons, focusing on warning consumers about pandemic frauds, scams, and swindles
Tuesday, April 27, 10:00 AM, SR-253
Mr. Daniel Kaufman, Acting Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection, FTC

Mr. William Kovacic, Global Competition Professor of Law and Policy, Professor of Law, Director – Competition Law Center, The George Washington University Law School

Ms. Bonnie Patten, CEO, Truth in Advertising

Mr. Kevin Rhodes, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, 3M

More information and webcast available here.

 

EPW

 

Environment and Public Works, Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety Hearings to examine S.283, to establish a National Climate Bank
Tuesday, April 27, 2:30 PM, SD-406
More information and webcast available here.

 

HELP

 

Hearings to examine the nominations of Jennifer Ann Abruzzo, of New York, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, and Seema Nanda, of Virginia, to be Solicitor for the Department of Labor
Thursday, April 29, 10:00 AM, SD-106
Witness Panel
Jennifer Abruzzo, Washington, DC

Seema Nanda, Arlington, VA
More information and webcast available here.

 

Senate Floor Activity

 

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00 PM on Monday, April 26, 2021.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #58, Jason Scott Miller, of Maryland, to be Deputy Director for Management, Office of Management and Budget.

 

At 5:30 PM the Senate will vote on cloture on the Miller nomination.

 

Cloture has been filed on the following items:

  1. Executive Calendar #58, Jason Scott Miller, of Maryland, to be Deputy Director for Management, Office of Management and Budget.
  2. Executive Calendar #54, Janet Garvin McCabe, of Indiana, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
  3. Executive Calendar #68, Colin Hackett Kahl,  to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.
  4. Motion to proceed to Calendar #34, S.914, Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021

 

Monday, April 26th at 5:30 PM, roll call vote:

 

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #58, Jason Scott Miller, of Maryland, to be Deputy Director for Management, Office of Management and Budget.
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