FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD JULY 26 TO JULY 30

U.S. House of Representatives

 

House Committee Activity

 

Energy and Commerce

 

Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce

Hearing: Transforming the FTC: Legislation to Modernize Consumer Protection
Wednesday, July 28, 10:30 AM

More information and webcast available here.

 

Financial Services

 

Full Committee Markup
Wednesday, July 28, 10:00 AM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy
Hearing: The Promises and Perils of Central Bank Digital Currencies

Tuesday, July 27, 10:00 AM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance
Hearing: NAHASDA Reauthorization: Addressing Historic Disinvestment and the Ongoing Plight of the Freedmen in Native American Communities

Tuesday, July 27, 2:00 PM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Small Business

 

Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development
Hearing: Wealth for the Working Class: The Clean Energy Economy

Tuesday, July 27, 10:00 AM

Hearing Record

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]

More information and webcast available here.

 

Transportation & Infrastructure

 

Full Committee

Hearing: Assessing the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Relief and Response Efforts and its Impact

Thursday, July 29, 11:00 AM

More information and webcast available here.

 

Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis

 

Hearing: Oversight Of Pandemic Evictions: Assessing Abuses By Corporate Landlords And Federal Efforts To Keep Americans In Their Homes

Tuesday, July 27, 10:30 AM

More information and webcast available here.

 

 

House Floor Activity

 

On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for Morning Hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.

 

Suspensions (19 bills)

  • S. 848 – Consider Teachers Act of 2021 (Sen. Braun – Education and Labor)
  • S. 1828 – HAVANA Act of 2021 (Sen. Collins – Foreign Affairs)
  • H.R. 2278 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to designate the September 11th National Memorial Trail, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Connolly – Natural Resources)
  • H.R. 1029 – Free Veterans from Fees Act (Rep. Steube – Natural Resources)
  • H.R. 1154 – Great Dismal Swamp National Heritage Area Act (Rep. McEachin – Natural Resources)
  • H.R. 1664 – To authorize the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Veasey – Natural Resources)
  • H.R. 2365 – Gold Star Mothers Family Monument Extension Act, as amended (Rep. Kim (NJ) – Natural Resources)
  • H.R. 2497 – Amache National Historical Site Act, as amended (Rep. Neguse – Natural Resources)
  • H.R. 4300 – Alexander Lofgren VIP Act, as amended (Rep. Miller-Meeks – Natural Resources)
  • H.R. 2485 – Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act, as amended (Rep. Quigley – Oversight and Reform)
  • S. 272 – Congressional Budget Justification Transparency Act of 2021 (Sen. Peters – Oversight and Reform)
  • H.R. 3533 – To establish occupational series for Federal positions in software development, software engineering, data science, and data management, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Obernolte – Oversight and Reform)
  • H.R. 3599 – Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act of 2021, as amended (Rep. Khanna – Oversight and Reform)
  • H.R. 1204 – District of Columbia Chief Financial Officer Salary Home Rule Act, as amended (Rep. Norton – Oversight and Reform)
  • H.R. 978 – Chai Suthammanont Remembrance Act, as amended (Rep. Connolly – Oversight and Reform)
  • H.R. 2617 – Performance Enhancement Reform Act, as amended (Rep. Connolly – Oversight and Reform)
  • S. 2382 – To authorize the National Cyber Director to accept details from other elements of the Federal Government on nonreimbursable basis, and for other purposes (Sen. Portman – Oversight and Reform)
  • S. 957 – To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that certain medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs have physical locations for the disposal of controlled substances medications (Sen. Kennedy – Veterans’ Affairs)
  • S. 1910 – Major Medical Facility Authorization Act of 2021 (Sen. Tester – Veterans’ Affairs)

On Tuesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.  On Wednesday, the House will meet at 11:00 a.m. for legislative business.  On Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative business.  On Friday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.

 

H.R. 4502 – Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Agriculture, Rural Development, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2022 (Rep. DeLauro – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

Possible Consideration of H.R. 4346 – Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2022 (Rep. Ryan (OH) – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

Possible Consideration of H.R. 4373 – Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2022 (Rep. Lee (CA) – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

Possible Consideration of H.R. 4505 – Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022 (Rep. Cartwright – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule)

Additional Legislative Items Are Possible

 

U.S. Senate

 

Senate Committee Activity

 

Banking

 

Full Committee

Hearing: Cryptocurrencies: What are they good for?
Tuesday, July 27, 10:00 AM
Witness Panel
Professor Angela Walch, Professor of Law, St. Mary’s University School of Law, Research Associate, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies

Mr. Jerry Brito, Executive Director, Coin Center

Ms. Marta Belcher, Chair, Filecoin Foundation
More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Economic Policy

Hearing: Protecting Student Loan Borrowers and the Economy in Upcoming Transitions
Tuesday, July 27, 3:00 PM
Witness Panel
Ms. Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers

The Honorable Letitia James, Attorney General for the State of New York
More information and webcast available here.

 

Full Committee

Hearing: Protecting Americans from Debt Traps by Extending the Military’s 36% Interest Rate Cap to Everyone
Thursday, July 29, 10:00 AM
Witness Panel
The Honorable Glenn Grothman, Representative (WI-6), United States House of Representatives; and The Honorable Jesús G. “Chuy” García, Representative (IL-4), United States House of Representatives

Mrs. Hollister K. Petraeus, Former Assistant Director for Servicemember Affairs, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Ms. Ashley Harrington, Federal Advocacy Director and Senior Counsel, Center for Responsible Lending Mr. Richard Williams, President/CEO, Essential Federal Credit Union

Mr. Bill Himpler, President & CEO, American Financial Services Association
More information and webcast available here.

 

Commerce, Science, & Transportation

 

Full Committee

Hearing: Pipeline Cybersecurity: Protecting Critical Infrastructure
Tuesday, July 27, 10:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Full Committee

Nomination Hearing
Wednesday, July 28, 10:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Finance

 

Full Committee

Hearing: Implementation and Enforcement of the United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement: One Year After Entry into Force
Tuesday, July 27, 9:30 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Full Committee

Hearing: Building on Bipartisan Retirement Legislation: How Can Congress Help?
Wednesday, July 28, 10:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Health, Education, Labor & Pensions

 

Full Committee

Hearing: The Path Forward: Building on Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Tuesday, July 27, 10:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Judiciary

 

Full Committee

Hearing: America Under Cyber Siege: Preventing and Responding to Ransomware Attacks

Tuesday, July 27, 10:00 AM
More information and webcast available here.

 

Senate Floor Activity

 

The Senate will next convene at 3:00 PM on Monday, July 26, 2021.

 

One vote is expected at 5:30PM:

 

Cloture on the nomination of Todd Sunhwae Kim to be an Assistant Attorney General.

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