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  • Hensarling Elected to Third Term as Financial Services Committee Chairman
    Dec 2, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today after he was elected to a third term as chairman of the committee for the upcoming 115th Congress: “I am humbled by the support and trust of my colleagues to continue my service as chairman ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of December 5
    Dec 2, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for the week of December 5: Wednesday, December 7 at 10:00 A.M. – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Unconventional Monetary Policy.” Thursd... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Dec 2, 2016 - Bipartisan Bill to Fix Dodd-Frank “Mistake” Passes the House The House passed bipartisan legislation on Thursday to better gauge and more accurately reflect the potential risks that financial institutions could pose to the economy. H.R. 6392, the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act, replaces ... More
  • House Votes for Bipartisan Bill to Fix Dodd-Frank ‘Mistake’ on Gauging Risk
    Dec 1, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The House passed bipartisan legislation on Thursday to better gauge and more accurately reflect the potential risks that financial institutions could pose to the economy. The bill, the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act, replaces an arbitrary threshold included in the Dodd-Frank ... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Nov 18, 2016 - Committee Hears Testimony of SEC Chair Members of the Financial Services Committee questioned Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White about the SEC’s agenda and budget request, a day after it was reported that Chair White plans to step down at the end of President Obama’s term. ... More
  • House Votes to Block U.S. Financing for Iran Aircraft Sales
    Nov 17, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The House voted on Wednesday to block U.S. financing for the export of aircraft to Iran by a vote of 243-174. The bill approved by the House -- H.R. 5711 -- prohibits the Treasury Department from authorizing transactions by U.S. financial institutions related to airplane sales to Iran. ... More
  • Subcommittee Discusses Modernizing Appraisals to Benefit American Consumers
    Nov 16, 2016 - WASHINGTON – The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday to discuss necessary changes to the appraisal industry. “Appraisals are one of the cornerstones of the home-buying process. Issues that impact appraisers also impact nearly every American buying or selling a home, in rur... More
  • Hensarling Opening Statement at SEC Oversight Hearing
    Nov 15, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at today’s full committee hearing with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White: This morning we welcome Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White. I wi... More
  • Hensarling Statement on GAO Study of Stress Tests
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  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of November 14
    Nov 10, 2016 - WASHINGTON – Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of November 14: Tuesday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m. – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White will testify before the Financial Services Committee regardi... More