FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JULY 19 TO JULY 23

U.S. House of Representatives

 

House Committee Activity

 

Energy and Commerce

 

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Hearing: Stopping Digital Thieves: The Growing Threat of Ransomware
Tuesday, July 20, 10:30 AM
Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Financial Services

 

Full Committee
Hearing: Building Back A Better, More Equitable Housing Infrastructure for America: Oversight of the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Tuesday, July 20, 10:00 AM

More information and webcast available here.

Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions
Hearing: Banking the Unbanked: Exploring Private and Public Efforts to Expand Access to the Financial System

Wednesday, July 21, 10:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets
Hearing: Bond Rating Agencies: Examining the “Nationally Recognized” Statistical Rating Organizations

Wednesday, July 21, 2:00 PM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Small Business

 

Full Committee
Hearing: Strengthening the Cybersecurity Posture of America’s Small Business Community

Tuesday, July 20, 10:00 AM
Witness Panel
Ms. Tasha Cornish, Executive Director, Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc., Baltimore, MD

Ms. Sharon Nichols, State Director, Mississippi Small Business Development Center, University, MS

Ms. Kiersten Todt, Managing Director, Cyber Readiness Institute, New York, NY

Mr. Graham Dufault, Senior Director for Public Policy, ACT | The App Association, Washington, DC

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations

Hearing: SBA’s Role in Climate Solutions

Wednesday, July 21, 10:00 AM
Witness Panel
Ms. Laurel Walk, Chief Lending Officer, Colorado Lending Source, Ltd., Denver, CO, *Testifying on behalf of the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO)

Mr. Rick Chapman, General Manager and Certified Marina Manager (CMM) The Port of Sunnyside Club, Inc. Stillwater, MN, *Testifying on behalf of the Midwest Marina Association in his role as President

Dr. Lynn Abramson, President, Clean Energy Business Network, Washington, DC

Mr. Mark Glenn, Owner and Chief Executive Officer, FASTSIGNS , Carrollton, TX, *Testifying on behalf of the International Franchise Association (IFA)

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Ways & Means

 

Trade Subcommittee

Hearing on the Global Challenge of Forced Labor in Supply Chains: Strengthening Enforcement and Protecting Workers

Wednesday, July 21, 10:00 AM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

House Floor Activity

 

On Monday, the House will meet at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

 

Suspensions (14 bills)

  • H.R. 3119 – Energy Emergency Leadership Act (Rep. Rush – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 2931 – Enhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act (Rep. McNerney – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 2928 – Cyber Sense Act of 2021 (Rep. Latta – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 678 – PHONE Act of 2021 (Rep. Thompson (CA) – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 1250 – Emergency Reporting Act (Rep. Matsui – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 1754 – MEDIA Diversity Act of 2021 (Rep. Long – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.Res. 277 – Reaffirming the commitment to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity (Rep. Demings – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 3003 – Promoting United States Wireless Leadership Act of 2021 (Rep. Walberg – Energy and Commerce)
  • H.R. 1158 – Refugee Sanitation Facility Safety Act of 2021 (Rep. Meng – Foreign Affairs)
  • H.R. 826 – Divided Families Reunification Act (Rep. Meng – Foreign Affairs)
  • H.Res. 294 – Encouraging reunions of divided Korean-American families (Rep. Bass – Foreign Affairs)
  • H.R. 2118 – Securing America From Epidemics Act (Rep. Bera – Foreign Affairs)
  • H.R. 1079 – Desert Locust Control Act, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) – Foreign Affairs)
  • H.R. 1036 – Bassam Barabandi Rewards for Justice Act (Rep. Wilson (SC) – Foreign Affairs).

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.  On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business, with last votes expected no later than 3:00 p.m. On Friday, the House is not in session.

Suspensions (13 bills)

  • H.R. 1870 – Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Barragan – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 1893 – Transportation Security Preparedness Act of 2021 (Rep. Watson Coleman – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 1895 – Transportation Security Public Health Threat Preparedness Act of 2021 (Rep. Gimenez – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 1877 – Security Screening During COVID-19 Act, as amended (Rep. Cleaver – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 1871 – Transportation Security Transparency Improvement Act (Rep. Bishop (NC) – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 2795 – DHS Blue Campaign Enhancement Act, as amended (Rep. Meijer – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 3138 – State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act, as amended (Rep. Clarke – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 1833 – DHS Industrial Control Systems Capabilities Enhancement Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Katko – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 2980 – Cybersecurity Vulnerability Remediation Act, as amended (Rep. Jackson-Lee – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 3223 – CISA Cyber Exercise Act (Rep. Slotkin – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 3264 – Domains Critical to Homeland Security Act (Rep. Katko – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 1850 – Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act (Rep. Rice (NY) – Homeland Security)
  • H.R. 3263 – DHS Medical Countermeasures Act (Rep. Miller-Meeks – Homeland Security)

H.R. 2668 – Consumer Protection and Recovery Act (Rep. Cardenas – Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 2467 – PFAS Action Act of 2021 (Rep. Dingell – Energy and Commerce) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 3985 – Allies Act of 2021 (Rep. Crow – Judiciary) (Subject to a Rule)

U.S. Senate

 

Senate Committee Activity

 

Banking

 

Full Committee

Hearing: 21st Century Communities: Climate Change, Resilience, and Reinsurance
Tuesday, July 20, 10:00 AM
Witness Panel
Dr. Abdollah Shafieezadeh, Lichtenstein Endowed Professor of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering and Director of the Risk Assessment and Management of Structural and Infrastructure Systems Lab, The Ohio State University

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

Mr. Frank Nutter, President, Reinsurance Association of America

Dr. Roger Pielke, Jr., Professor, Environmental Studies, University of Colorado

Mr. Jerry Theodorou, Director, Finance, Insurance and Trade, R Street Institute.
More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development

Hearing: Safe at Home: Preserving and Improving Federally Assisted Housing
Tuesday, July 20, 2:30 PM
Witness Panel
Dr. Dave Jacobs, Chief Scientist, National Center for Healthy Housing, Columbia, MD

Mr. Abdi Warsame, Executive Director and CEO, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, Minneapolis, MN

Ms. Sharon Vogel, Executive Director, Cheyenne River Housing Authority, Eagle Butte, SD. Additional witnesses may be added at a later date.
More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment

Hearing: Examining Frame Work for Future Pandemic Risk

Thursday July 22, 10:00 am

Witness Panel (Still in Formation)

Evan Greenberg, CEO and Chairman ,Chubb

Dr. Robert Hartwig, Professor of Insurance and Finance, Univ of South Carolina

hearing | Hearings | United States Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (senate.gov)

 

Environment and Public Works

 

Hearing: Addressing Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Facing Our Nation’s Physical Infrastructure
Wednesday, July 21, 10:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Health, Education, Labor & Pensions

 

Hearing: The Right to Organize: Empowering American Workers in a 21st Century Economy
Thursday, July 22, 10:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Judiciary

 

Executive Business Meeting
Thursday, July 22, 9:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Senate Floor Activity

 

The Senate will next convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, July 19, 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 approximately 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #193, Tiffany P. Cunningham, of Illinois, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit.

 

Cloture has been filed on the following:

 

  1. Executive Calendar #195, Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr., of Louisiana, to be an Assistant Attorney General
  2. Executive Calendar #246, Jennifer Ann Abruzzo, of New York, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.

 

Monday, July 19, 2021, at 5:30 PM – 1 roll call vote

 

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #193, Tiffany P. Cunningham, of Illinois, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit)
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