FINANCIAL SERVICES WEEK AHEAD AUGUST 2 TO AUGUST 6

U.S. House of Representatives

 

House Floor & Committee Activity

 

According to a notice from Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, the House will return for Committee Work on August 31st.

 

Members are further advised that should there be significant legislation requiring House action prior to the legislative week of September 20th, they will be given sufficient notice of when they would need to return to Washington, DC.”

 

The next pro forma meeting of the House is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on August 3, 2021.

 

U.S. Senate

 

Senate Committee Activity

 

Appropriations

 

Business meeting to markup an original bill making appropriations for Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, an original bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and an original bill making appropriations for Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022
Wednesday, August 4, 9:30 AM
SD-106
More information and webcast available here.

 

Banking

 

Business meeting to consider the nomination of Damon Y. Smith, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; to be immediately followed by an oversight hearing to examine regulators and our financial system
Tuesday, August 3, 10:00 AM
SD-538

Witness Panel
Mr. Damon Y. Smith, General Counsel Designate, Department of Housing and Urban Development
More information and webcast available here.

 

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection Hearings to examine protecting consumers from financial fraud and scams in the pandemic recovery economy
Tuesday, August 3, 2:30 PM
SD-538
Witness Panel
Ms. Liz Coyle, Executive Director, Georgia Watch
More information and webcast available here.

 

Hearings to examine the nominations of Julia Ruth Gordon, of Maryland, David Uejio, of California, and Solomon Jeffrey Greene, of the District of Columbia, each to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Thursday, August 5, 10:00 AM
SD-538
Witness Panel
Ms. Julia R. Gordon, Assistant Secretary Designate, Housing and Urban Development

Mr. David Uejio, Assistant Secretary Designate, Housing and Urban Development

Mr. Solomon J. Greene, Assistant Secretary Designate, Housing and Urban Development
More information and webcast available here.

 

Commerce

 

Business meeting to consider various pieces of legislation and nominations
Wednesday, August 4, 10:00 AM
SR-253
Agenda
S. 451, Composites Standards Act of 2021; Sponsors: Sens. Capito (R-WV), Gary Peters (D-MI)

  1. 1790, Secure Equipment Act of 2021; Sponsors: Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Edward Markey (D-MA)
  2. 1880, Protecting Indian Tribes from Scams Act; Sponsors: Sens. Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Jerry Moran (R-KS)
  3. 2068, Minority Business Development Act of 2021; Sponsors: Sens. Benjamin Cardin(D-MD), Tim Scott (R-SC), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
  4. 2299, CADETS Act; Sponsors: Sens. Gary Peters (D-MI), Todd Young (R-IN), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Ted Cruz (R-TX),  Edward Markey (D-MA), Mike Braun (R-IN)
  5. 2333, Equal Pay for Team USA Act of 2021; Sponsors: Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Shelley Capito (R-WV­), Amy  Klobuchar (D-MN), Cynthia Lummis( R-WV)

S.2424, Restoring Brand USA Act; Sponsors: Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Roy Blunt (R-MO)

Nomination of Hon. Jennifer L. Homendy, of Virginia, to be Chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (PN573)

Nomination of Ms. Karen J. Hedlund, of Colorado, to be a Member of the Surface Transportation Board (PN535)

Nomination of Mr. Robert C. Hampshire, of Michigan, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation (PN436)

Nomination of Ms. Carol A. Petsonk, of the District of Columbia, to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation (PN438)
More information and webcast available here.

Judiciary

 

Hearings to examine student loan bankruptcy reform
Tuesday, August 3, 10:00 AM
SD-226
More information and webcast available here.

 

Senate Floor Activity

 

Discussions continue on a path forward with respect to H.R.3684, the vehicle for the bipartisan infrastructure framework. Further votes on this matter are likely throughout the week.

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