FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JUNE 14 TO JUNE 18

U.S. House of Representatives

 

 

House Committee Activity

 

Agriculture

 

Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, Hearing: Examining Opportunities for Growth and Investment in Rural America
Tuesday, June 15, 11:00 AM Washington

More information and livestream available here.

 

Financial Services

 

Financial Services Task Force on Financial Technology
Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Digitizing the Dollar: Investigating the Technological Infrastructure, Privacy, and Financial Inclusion Implications of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Tuesday, June 15, 10:00 AM Cisco WebEx
Support Documents

Hearing Notice [PDF]

Hearing Memo [PDF] Witness Panel
Carmelle Cadet, Founder and CEO, EMTECH

Jonathan Dharmapalan, Founder and CEO, eCurrency

Rohan Grey, Assistant Professor of Law, Willamette University

Dr. Neha Narula, Director of the Digital Currency Initiative, MIT Media Lab

Dr. Jenny Gesley, Foreign Law Specialist, Library of Congress

More information and livestream available here.

 

Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance
Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Flexible Federal Funding: Examining the Community Development Block Grant Program and Its Impact on Addressing Local Challenges

Wednesday, June 16, 10:00 AM Cisco WebEx
Witness Panel
Joseph Jaroscak, Analyst in Economic Development Policy, Congressional Research Service

George Mensah, Director, Department of Housing and Community Development of the City of Miami, Florida

London Breed, Mayor, Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco, California

Kimberly Robinson, Executive Director, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

HOLD

More information and livestream available here.

 

Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy
Hearing: Virtual Hearing – Schemes and Subversion: How Bad Actors and Foreign Governments Undermine and Evade Sanctions Regimes

Wednesday, June 16, 2:00 PM Cisco WebEx
Legislation

H.Res. ____, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Under Secretary of Terrorism Finance and Intelligence or a Treasury official in a senior financial role be included in the Deputies Committee of the National Security Council.

H.R. ____, the “Examiner Delegation Bill Act.”

H.R. ____, the “OFAC Exchange Act.”

H.R. ____, the “Combatting Illicit Finance Public-Private Partnerships Act.”

H.R. ____, the “OFAC Fusion Center Act.”

H.R. ____, the “Money Mule Education Act.”
Witness List

Ivan A. Garces, Principal and Chair, Risk Advisory Services, Kaufman Rossin

Eric B. Lorber, Senior Director, Center on Economic and Financial Power, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

Lakshmi Kumar, Policy Director, Global Financial Integrity

Jesse Spiro, Global Head of Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Chainalysis

Dr. Jeffrey W. Taliaferro, Professor, Department of Political Science, Tufts University

More information and livestream available here.

 

Small Business

 

Small Business Subcommittee on Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development
Hearing: Supporting Small Entities through Investments in the National Infrastructure: Broadband

Wednesday, June 16, 10:00 AM 2360 Rayburn HOB
Witness Panel
Ms. Peggy Schaffer, Executive Director, ConnectMaine Authority, Augusta, ME

Mr. Dan Sullivan, President, Downeast Broadband Utility, Calais, ME

Mr. Matt Dunne, Founder and Executive Director, Center on Rural Innovation, Hartland, VT

Mr. Tim Waibel, President, Minnesota Corn Growers Association, Burnsville, MN

More information and livestream available here.

 

Rules

 

Business Meeting: H.R. 1187 ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021 Corporate Governance Improvement and Investor Protection Act; H.R. 256 To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002
Monday, June 14, 1:00 PM H-313 CAPITOL
More information and livestream available here.

 

Ways and Means

 

Hearing: President’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2022 Budget with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen
Thursday, June 17, 10:00 AM 1100 Longworth HOB
Witness Panel
Hon. Janet Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury

More information and livestream available here.

 

House Floor Activity

 

Items Considered Pursuant to a Rule

 

H.R. 11187, ESG Disclosure Simplification Act of 2021 [Corporate Governance Improvement and Investor Protection Act] This measure contains various ESG related measures requiring various related disclosures of certain private business.

 

H.R. 256,  To repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 This measure would repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 (Public Law 107–243; 50 U.S.C. 1541 note).

 

Items Considered Under Suspension of the Rules

 

  • H.R. 1703 National Children’s Museum Act, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 587 Ocean Pollution Reduction Act II [PDF]
  • H.R. 610 San Francisco Bay Restoration Act, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 1144 PUGET SOS, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 2008 Local Water Protection Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 1921 To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program, and for other purposes [PDF]
  • H.R. 539 Preventing Disaster Revictimization Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 468 Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2021 [PDF]
  • H.R. 2016 Federal Disaster Assistance Coordination Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 1262 Notice to Airmen Improvement Act of 2021, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 2093 Veterans and Family Information Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 239 Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 1257 Homeless Veterans CREDIT Act, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 2429 VA Police Improvement and Accountability Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 2726 VA FOIA Reform Act of 2021 [PDF]
  • H.R. 2545 To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the role of doctors of podiatric medicine in the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes [PDF]
  • H.R. 293 VA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 290 To amend title 38, United States Code, to render an individual, who transfers certain educational assistance, to which the individual is entitled because of an agreement by such individual to serve in the Armed Forces, to a dependent of that individual, and who fails to complete such agreement, solely liable for the overpayment of such educational assistance, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 3325 To award four congressional gold medals to the United States Capitol Police and those who protected the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 [PDF]
  • H.R. 3642 To award a Congressional gold medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the “Harlem Hellfighters”, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during World War I, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 2332 Debt Bondage Repair Act, as amended [PDF]
  • H.R. 1443 LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act, as amended [PDF]

 

 

U.S. Senate

Senate Committee Activity

 

Banking

 

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearings to examine 21st century communities, focusing on local leaders on the infrastructure needs facing America’s states, cities, and towns

Tuesday, June 15, 10:00 AM – WEBEX
Witness Panel
The Honorable Daniel Horrigan, Mayor, Akron, OH

The Honorable Cyndy Andrus, Mayor, Bozeman, MT

The Honorable Corey Woods, Mayor, Tempe, AZ

Mr. Josh Parsons, County Commissioner, Lancaster County, PA

Mr. Brian Riedl, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
More information and livestream available here.

 

Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Hearings to examine reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program

Thursday, June 17, 10:00 AM – SD-538
Witness Panel
Mr. David I. Maurstad, Deputy Associate Administrator, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency
More information and livestream available here.

 

Commerce

 

Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Business meeting

Wednesday, June 16, 10:00 AM – SR-253
Agenda:

  1. S. 66, South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act; Sponsors: Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Rick Scott (R-FL)
  2. S. 1747, Fluke Fairness Act of 2021; Sponsor: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
  3. S. 1890, Protecting Consumers from Travel Fraud Act; Sponsor: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
  4. S. 1995, Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2021; Sponsors: Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Roger Wicker (R-MS)
  5. S. 1894, Regional Ocean Partnership Act; Sponsor: Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS)
  6. S. 2016, Surface Transportation Investment Act; Sponsors: Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Roger Wicker (R-MS)
  7. Nomination of Pamela A. Melroy, of New York, to be Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) (PN406)
  8. Nomination of Carlos Alberto Monje, Jr., of Louisiana, to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy (PN437)
  9. Nomination of Richard W. Spinrad, of Oregon, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere (PN439)
  10. Coast Guard Promotions (PN371, PN372, PN424, PN474, PN475)

More information and livestream available here.

 

Finance

 

Finance, Hearings to examine the President’s fiscal year 2022 budget

Wednesday, June 16, 10:00 AM – SD-215
Witness Panel
The Honorable Janet L. Yellen, Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC
More information and livestream available here.

 

Small Business

 

Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Business meeting to consider the nomination of Dilawar Syed, of California, to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration

Wednesday, June 16, 2:00 PM – SD-430
More information and livestream available here.

 

Senate Floor Activity

 

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, June 14, 2021.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #129, Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be US Circuit Judge for the DC Circuit, post-cloture.

 

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Jackson nomination followed by a cloture vote on Executive Calendar #119, Lina M. Khan, of New York, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner.

 

Monday, June 14 at 5:30pm – 2 roll call votes:

 

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #129, Ketanji Brown Jackson, of the District of Columbia, to be US Circuit Judge for the DC Circuit.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #119, Lina M. Khan, of New York, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner
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