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Schedule of Financial Services Committee Hearings Announced


Washington, Nov 16 -

Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus on Friday announced the Committee’s hearing schedule for the week of November 26.

The Committee’s schedule remains tentative and will depend upon the availability of witnesses and other factors that may require changes.  Therefore, each meeting will become final only when the official notice is distributed.  Additional information about each hearing, as well as a list of witnesses, will be released at later dates.

Thursday, November 29:  At 10 a.m. there will be a joint hearing of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee and the Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity Subcommittee to examine the impact of the proposed rules to implement Basel III capital standards.  The joint hearing will take place in room 2128 Rayburn House Office Building.

Thursday, November 29:  At 2 p.m. the Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee will hold a hearing on potential cost savings from changing the metallic content of certain circulating coins and from replacing the $1 bill with a $1 coin.  The hearing will take place in room 2128 Rayburn House Office Building.