Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of September 19

WASHINGTON – September 16, 2016 – (RealEstateRama) — Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of Sept. 19:

Financial Services Committee

Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 10:00 a.m. – The Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance will hold a hearing entitled “The Future of Housing In America: A Better Way to Increase Efficiencies For Housing Vouchers and Create Upward Economic Mobility.”

Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 2:00 p.m. – The Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises will hold a hearing entitled “Corporation Governance: Fostering a System that Promotes Capital Formation and Maximizes Shareholder Value.”

Thursday, Sept. 22 at 10:00 a.m. – Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will testify before the Financial Services Committee regarding the Annual Report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.

Thursday, Sept. 22 at 2:00 p.m. – The Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises will hold a hearing entitled “Examining the Agenda of Regulators, SROs, and Standards-Setters for Accounting, Auditing, and Municipal Securities.”

Friday, Sept. 23 at 9:15 a.m. – The Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade will hold a hearing entitled “The Financial Stability Board’s Implications for U.S. Growth and Competitiveness.”

All committee activity will take place in Room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  Additional information, including a list of witnesses and live video of the proceedings, will be available on the Committee’s website.

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The Committee oversees all components of the nation's housing and financial services sectors including banking, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing, and securities. The Committee continually reviews the laws and programs relating to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Federal Reserve Bank, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and international development and finance agencies such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

The Committee also ensures enforcement of housing and consumer protection laws such as the U.S. Housing Act, the Truth In Lending Act, the Housing and Community Development Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Community Reinvestment Act, and financial privacy laws.

Contact:

House Financial Services Committee
Democratic Staff
2129 Rayburn House Office Building,
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4247
Fax: (202) 225-6952 

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