FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JUNE 21 TO JUNE 25

U.S. House of Representatives

 

House Committee Activity

 

Appropriations

 

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government
Markup: FY 2022 Funding Markup

Thursday, June 24, 10:00 AM
1324 Longworth HOB
More information and webcast available here.

 

Budget

 

Hearing: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developments Fiscal Year 2022 Budget
Wednesday, June 23, 10:00 AM
Zoom & 210 Canon HOB
Witness Panel
The Honorable Marcia Fudge, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
More information and webcast available here.

 

Coronavirus Crisis

 

Hearing: Hybrid Hearing on Lessons Learned: The Federal Reserve’s Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic
Tuesday, June 22, 2:00 PM
Witness Panel
The Honorable Jerome H. Powell, Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Documents

Notice

Memo
More information and webcast available here.

 

Education & Labor

 

Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
Hearing: Examining Pathways to Build a Stronger More Inclusive Retirement System

Wednesday, June 23, 10:15 AM
Zoom
More information and webcast available here.

 

Hearing: Examining the Policies and Priorities of the U.S. Department of Education
Thursday, June 24, 10:15 AM
Zoom
Witness Panel
The Honorable Miguel A. Cardona, Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC
More information and webcast available here.

 

Financial Services

 

Markup: Hybrid Markup – H.R. 2689; H.R. 3948; H.R. 3958; H.R. 3968
Wednesday, June 23, 10:00 AM
2128 RHOB & Webex
Text of Legislation

H.R. 2689, the Minority Business Development Administration Act [PDF]

H.R. 3948, The Greater Supervision in Banking (G-SIB) Act [PDF]

H.R. 3958, The Central Liquidity Facility Enhancement Act [PDF]

H.R. 3968, The Municipal IDs Acceptance Act [PDF]

Amendments

ANS to H.R. 3958 [PDF]

ANS to H.R.3968 [PDF]

ANS to H.R.2689 [PDF]

ANS to H.R.3948 [PDF]

Support Documents

Markup Notice [PDF]

Markup Memo [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Judiciary

 

Markup: H.R. 3843 the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act of 2021; H.R. 3460 the State Antitrust Enforcement Venue Act of 2021; H.R. 3849 the Augmenting Compatibility and Competition by Enabling Service Switching Act of 2021 or the ACCESS Act of 2021; H.R. 3826 the Platform Competition and Opportunity Act of 2021; H.R. 3816 the American Choice and Innovation Online Act; and H.R. 3825 the Ending Platform Monopolies Act
Wednesday, June 23, 10:00 AM
2141 Rayburn HOB
Text of Legislation

H.R. 3843, the Merger Filing Fee Modernization Act of 2021 [PDF]

H.R. 3460, the State Antitrust Enforcement Venue Act of 2021 [PDF]

H.R. 3849, the Augmenting Compatibility and Competition by Enabling Service Switching Act of 2021 or the ACCESS Act of 2021 [PDF]

H.R. 3826, the Platform Competition and Opportunity Act of 2021 [PDF]

H.R. 3816, the American Choice and Innovation Online Act [PDF]

H.R. 3825, the Ending Platform Monopolies Act [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Rules

 

Business Meeting: H.R. 2062 Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act; S.J. Res. 13 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5 United States Code of the rule submitted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission relating to “Update of Commission’s Conciliation Procedures”.; S.J. Res. 14 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5 United States Code of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review”. S.J. Res. 15—Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of Currency relating to “National Banks and Federal Savings Associations as Lenders”. H.R. 239—Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act H.R. 1443—LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act
Tuesday, June 22, 3:00 PM
H-313 CAPITOL
More information and webcast available here.

 

Small Business

 

Subcommittee on Underserved, Agricultural, and Rural Business Development
Hearing: Prioritizing Small Undeserved and Rural Businesses in the SBIRSTTR Programs

Wednesday, June 23, 2:00 PM
2360 Rayburn HOB
Witness Panel
Mr. Joshua A. Henry, President and Founder, GO Lab, Inc., Madison, ME

Ms. Nancy Min, Founder, ecoLong, Albany, NY, on behalf of the Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN)

Dr. Angelique Johnson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MEMStim LLC, Louisville, KY

Dr. David Physical Sciences Inc. Green, Chief Executive Officer, Physical Sciences Inc., Andover, MA
Hearing Record

Hearing Notice [PDF]

Hearing: Witness List [PDF] More information and webcast available here.

 

House Floor Activity

 

Items Considered Pursuant to a Rule

 

H.R. 2062 – Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act of 2021 (Rep. Scott (VA) – Education and Labor) This measure addresses a 2009 Supreme Court ruling in Gross v. FBL Financial Services, Inc., lowering the standard for age or disability discrimination claims.

H.R. 239 – Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act (Rep. Brownley – Veterans’ Affairs) This legislation would eliminate copays for female veterans when obtaining contraception.

H.R. 1443 – LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act (Rep. Torres (NY) – Financial Services) This measure amends the ECOA (Equal Credit Opportunity Act) to require  financial institutions to inquire whether businesses seeking credit are owned by LGBTQ identifying individuals.

S.J.Res. 15 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of Currency relating to “National Banks and Federal Savings Associations as Lenders” (Sen. Van Hollen – Financial Services) A measure to use the Congressional Review Act to overturn the true lender rule.

S.J.Res. 13 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission relating to “Update of Commission’s Conciliation Procedures” (Sen. Murray – Education and Labor) A measure to use the Congressional Review Act to overturn an EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) rule on workplace discrimination.

S.J.Res. 14 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review” (Sen. Heinrich – Energy and Commerce) A measure to use the Congressional Review Act to overturn an EPA rule that changed limits for methane emissions from oil and gas production.

 

Items Considered Under Suspension of the Rules

 

  • H.R. 1374 – Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2021 (Rep. Rush – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 482 – Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2021 (Rep. Roybal-Allard – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 3752 – Pandemic Effects on Home Safety and Tourism Act (Rep. Cardenas – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 3723 – Consumer Safety Technology Act (Rep. McNerney – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 3182 – Safe Sleep for Babies Act of 2021 (Rep. Cardenas – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 1314 – STURDY Act (Rep. Schakowsky – Energy and Commerce)    
  • H.R. 3841 – Tribal Health Data Improvement Act of 2021 (Rep. Mullin – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 983 – Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2021 (Rep. Deutch – Judiciary)
  • H.R. 2694 – Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2021 (Rep. Jeffries – Judiciary)
  • H.R. 2922 – Elder Abuse Protection Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Garcia (TX) – Judiciary)
  • H.R. 961 – Justice for Juveniles Act (Rep. Scanlon – Judiciary)
  • H.R. 3239 – To make improvements in the enactment of title 41, United States Code, into a positive law title and to improve the Code (Rep. Fitzgerald – Judiciary)
  • H.R. 3241 – To make improvements in the enactment of title 54, United States Code, into a positive law title and to improve the Code (Rep. Bush – Judiciary)
  • H.R. 704 – ARTS Act (Rep. Jeffries – Judiciary)
  • H.R. 2571 – AMIGOS Act (Rep. Cicilline – Judiciary)
  • S. 1340 – A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to redefine the eastern and middle judicial districts of North Carolina (Sen. Tillis – Judiciary)
  • H.R. 2679 – Foundation of the Federal Bar Association Charter Amendments Act of 2021 (Rep. Chabot – Judiciary)
  • S. 409 – To provide for the availability of amounts for customer education initiatives and non-awards expenses of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Whistleblower Program, and for other purposes (Sen. Grassley – Agriculture)

 

U.S. Senate

Senate Committee Activity

 

Appropriations

 

Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Hearings to examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2022 for the Department of the Treasury
Wednesday, June 23, 2:00 PM – SD-138

Witness Panel 1

The Honorable Janey Yellen, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Witness Panel 2
Mr. Noel Andres Poyo, Deputy Assistant Secretary Community and Economic Development, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Mr. Andy Anderson, President and CEO, Bank of Anguilla
Mr. Joseph Haskins, Jr.

Chairman and CEO, The Harbor Bank of Maryland
More information and webcast available here.

 

Banking

 

Hearings to examine the nominations of Brian Eddie Nelson, of California, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, and Elizabeth Rosenberg, of Vermont, to be Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing, both of the Department of the Treasury
Tuesday, June 22, 10:00 AM – SD-538
Witness Panel
Mr. Brian Eddie Nelson, Under Secretary For Terrorism And Financial Crimes Designate

Department of the Treasury

Ms. Elizabeth Rosenberg, Assistant Secretary For Terrorist Financing Designate, Department of the Treasury
More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Economic Policy Hearings to examine the role of child care in an equitable post-pandemic economy
Wednesday, June 23, 2:30 PM – SD-538
Witness Panel
Ms. Lisa Mensah, CEO And President, Opportunity Finance Network
More information and webcast available here.

 

Commerce

 

Subcommittee on Communication, Media, and Broadband Hearings to examine building resilient networks
Tuesday, June 22, 2:30 PM – SR-253
Witness Panel
Mr. Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public Knowledge

Mr. Jonathan Adelstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, Wireless Infrastructure Association

Mr. Denny Law, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Golden West Telecommunications

Mr. Jeff Johnson, Chief Executive, Western Fire Chiefs Association
More information and webcast available here.

 

Judiciary

 

Judiciary, Subcommittee on Intellectual Property Hearings to examine protecting real innovations by improving patent quality
Tuesday, June 22, 2:30 PM – SD-226
Witness Panel
Ms. Bridget Asay, Partner, Stris & Maher LLP, Montpelier, VT

Mr. Julio Garceran, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Cree, Inc., Durham, NC

Mr. Troy R. Lester, Vice President Patents, Acushnet Company, Fairhaven, MA

Mr. Jorge L. Contreras, Presidential Scholar And Professor Of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
More information and webcast available here.

 

Senate Floor Activity

 

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00 PM on Monday, June 21, 2021.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #149, Christopher Charles Fonzone, of Pennsylvania, to be General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

 

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

 

Cloture has been filed on the following items:

 

  1. Executive Calendar #149, Christopher Charles Fonzone, of Pennsylvania, to be General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  2. Executive Calendar #107, Kiran Arjandas Ahuja, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management
  3. Motion to proceed to Calendar #77, S.2093, For the People Act.

Monday June 21st at 5:30 PM – roll call vote:

 

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #149, Christopher Charles Fonzone, of Pennsylvania, to be General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
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