FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JUNE 28 TO JULY 2

U.S. House of Representatives

 

House Committee Activity

 

Appropriations

 

Markup: FY2022 Report on the Suballocation of Budget Allocations Legislative Branch and Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bills

Tuesday, June 29, 11:00 AM

1100 Longworth HOB
More information and webcast available here.

 

Climate Crisis

 

Hearing: Transportation Investments for Solving the Climate Crisis

Wednesday, June 30, 2:00 PM

Witness Panel
Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Bill Van Amburg, Executive Vice President, CALSTART

Beth Osborne, Director, Transportation for America

Robert Bryce, Visiting Fellow, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity
More information and webcast available here.

 

Energy and Commerce

 

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Hearing: A Safe Wireless Future: Securing our Networks and Supply Chains
Wednesday, June 30, 10:30 AM
2123 Rayburn HOB
Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 2685, the “Understanding Cybersecurity of Mobile Networks Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 3919, the “Secure Equipment Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. 4028, the “Information and Communication Technology Strategy Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 4029, the “Timely Evaluation of Acquisitions, Mergers, or Transactions with External, Lawful Entities to Clear Owners and Management Act” or the “TEAM TELECOM Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 4032, the “Open RAN Outreach Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 4045, the “Future Uses of Technology Upholding Reliable and Enhanced Networks Act” or the “FUTURE Networks Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 4046, the “NTIA Policy and Cybersecurity Coordination Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 4055, the “American Cybersecurity Literacy Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 4067, the “Communications Security Advisory Act” [PDF]

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Financial Services

 

Hearing: Hybrid Hearing – A Biased, Broken System: Examining Proposals to Overhaul Credit Reporting to Achieve Equity
Tuesday, June 29, 10:00 AM
2128 RHOB & WebEx
Witness Panel
Mr. Syed Ejaz, Financial Policy Analyst, Consumer Reports

Mr. Jeremie Greer, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director, Liberation in a Generation

Ms. Amy Traub, Associate Director of Policy and Research, Demos

Ms. Chi Chi Wu, Staff Attorney, National Consumer Law Center (NCLC)

Mr. Dan Quan, Adjunct Scholar, Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial

Alternatives
Text of Legislation

  • H.R.___, Protecting Your Credit Score [PDF]
  • H.R. ____, National Credit Reporting Agency Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 4120, Comprehensive Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act [PDF]

Support Documents

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

More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion
Hearing: Hybrid Hearing – The Legacy of George Floyd: An Examination of Financial Services Industry Commitments to Economic and Racial Justice
Tuesday, June 29, 3:00 PM
Cisco WebEx
Witness Panel
Fabrice Coles, Vice President of Government Affairs, Bank Policy Institute

Donald Cravins, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, National Urban

League

Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy, The New School

Jonay Foster Holkins, Senior Director of Policy, Business Roundtable

Hassan Miah, Chief Executive Officer, Paybby
Text of Legislation

  • H.R.___, to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 [PDF]

Support Documents

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

More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions
Hearing: Hybrid Hearing – Addressing Climate as a Systemic Risk: The Need to Build Resilience within Our Banking and Financial System

Wednesday, June 30, 2:00 PM
Cisco WebEx
Witness Panel
Ms. Hilary Allen, Associate Professor of Law, American University

Dr. Rachel Cleetus, Policy Director, Union of Concerned Scientists

Ms. Mayra Rodriguez Valladares, Managing Principal, MRV Associates

Mr. Steven Rothstein, Managing Director, Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets

Dr. Clifford Rossi, Executive-in-Residence and Professor of the Practice at the Robert H. Smith

School of Business, University of Maryland
Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 1549 Addressing Climate Financial Risk Act [PDF]
  • H.R. 3571, Climate Change Financial Risk Act [PDF]
  • H.R. ____, The Climate Crisis Financial Stability Act [PDF]

Support Documents

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

More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Hearing: Hybrid Hearing – America on “FIRE”: Will the Crypto Frenzy Lead to Financial Independence and Early Retirement or Financial Ruin

Wednesday, June 30, 10:00 AM
Cisco WebEx

Witness Panel
Ms. Alexis Goldstein, Director of Financial Policy, Open Markets Institute

Ms. Sarah Hammer, Managing Director, Stevens Center for Innovation in Finance at the

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Ms. Christine Parker, Partner, Reed Smith LLP

Ms. Eva Su, Analyst in Financial Economics, Congressional Research Service

Mr. Peter Van Valkenburgh, Director of Research, Coin Center

Support Documents

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

More information and webcast available here.

 

Small Business

 

Hearing: Committee on Small Business: 2021 Member Day Hearing

Tuesday, June 29, 10:00 AM

2360 Rayburn HOB
Witness Panel
The Honorable Earl Blumenauer, United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC

The Honorable Ed Case, United States House of Representatives, Washington, DC
More information and webcast available here.

 

Ways and Means

 

Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight

Hearing: Expanding Access to Higher Education and the Promise it Holds

Tuesday, June 29, 2:00 PM Remote
Hearing Record

  • Hearing Advisory [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Rules

 

Rules, Business Meeting: H.R. 3684 INVEST in America Act General Debate; H.R. 2662 IG Independence and Empowerment Act; H.R. 3005 To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to replace the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the United States Capitol with a bust of Thurgood Marshall to be obtained by the Joint Committee on the Library and to remove certain statues from areas of the United States Capitol which are accessible to the public to remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily

Monday, June 28, 3:00 PM

H-313 CAPITOL
More information and webcast available here.

 

Rules, Business Meeting: H.R. 3684 INVEST in America Act Amendment Consideration

Tuesday, June 29, 2:00 PM

H-313 CAPITOL
More information and webcast available here.

 

House Floor Activity

 

Items Considered Pursuant to a Rule

 

H.R. 3005 – To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to replace the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the United States Capitol with a bust of Thurgood Marshall to be obtained by the Joint Committee on the Library and to remove certain statues from areas of the United States Capitol which are accessible to the public, to remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederate States of America from display in the United States Capitol, and for other purposes (Rep. Hoyer – House Administration) This measure would direct the Joint Committee on the Library to remove statues and busts in the Capitol of individuals associated with slavery, the Confederacy, and White supremacy.

H.R. 2662 – IG Independence and Empowerment Act (Rep. Carolyn Maloney – Oversight and Reform) This measure changes various authorities associated with the power of inspectors general.

H.R. 3684 INVEST in America Act (Rep. DeFazio – Transportation and Infrastructure) This measure would authorize $547 billion in infrastructure funding over a five-year period.

 

Items Considered Under Suspension of the Rules

 

  1. H.R. 3261 – To repeal the Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution (Rep. Spanberger – Foreign Affairs)
  2. H.R. 3283 – To repeal the joint resolution entitled, “A joint resolution to promote peace and stability in the Middle East”, as amended (Rep. Meijer – Foreign Affairs)
  3. H.R. 2471 – Haiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act, as amended (Rep. Jeffries – Foreign Affairs)
  4. H.Res. 186 – Calling for the immediate release of Trevor Reed, a United States citizen who was unjustly found guilty and sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison (Rep. Pfluger – Foreign Affairs)
  5. H.R. 1500 – Global Learning Loss Assessment Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Houlahan – Foreign Affairs)
  6. H.Res. 402 – Urging the Administration to facilitate assistance in response to the devasting impacts of COVID-19 in India, as amended (Rep. Sherman – Foreign Affairs)
  7. H.R. 391 – Global Health Security Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Connolly – Foreign Affairs)
  8. H.R. 567 – Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. McCaul – Foreign Affairs)
  9. H.R. 2225 – National Science Foundation for the Future Act, as amended (Rep. Johnson (TX) – Science, Space, and Technology)
  10. H.R. 3593 – Department of Energy Science for the Future Act, as amended (Rep. Johnson (TX) – Science, Space, and Technology)
  11. H.R. 3385 – HOPE for Afghan SIVs Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Crow – Judiciary) 

 

U.S. Senate

Senate Floor Activity

 

The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions with no business conducted on the following dates and times:

 

  • Monday, June 28th at 9:00 AM;
  • Thursday, July 1st at 11:00 AM;
  • Monday, July 5th at 2:30 PM; and
  • Thursday, July 8th at 12:00 PM.

When the Senate adjourns on Thursday, July 8th, it will next convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, July 12, 2021.

 

On Monday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #67, Uzra Zeya, of Virginia, to  be an Under Secretary of State (Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights).

 

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

 

Cloture has been filed on the following:

 

  1. Executive Calendar #67, Uzra Zeya, of Virginia, to  be an Under Secretary of State (Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights)
  2. Executive Calendar #63, Julie A. Su, of California, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor

Monday, July 12, 2021 at 5:30 PM – 1 roll call vote

 

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #67, Uzra Zeya, of Virginia, to  be an Under Secretary of State (Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights)

Senate Committee Activity

 

There is no committee activity noticed in the Senate this week.

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