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Committee Announces Schedule of Upcoming Hearings


Washington, Jul 17, 2012 -

Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus on Tuesday announced the Committee’s schedule of upcoming hearings.

The Committee’s schedule remains tentative and will depend upon witness availability 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.

Tuesday, July 24:

The Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee will meet for a hearing on legislation to create a federal charter for non-depository lenders. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. in room 2128 Rayburn.

The Insurance, Housing, and Community Opportunity Subcommittee will meet at 2 p.m. for a hearing on the Dodd-Frank Act’s impact on the insurance industry. The hearing will take place in room 2128 Rayburn.

Wednesday, July 25:

The Financial Services Committee will hear from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner who will deliver the annual report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.  The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. in room 2128 Rayburn.

Thursday, July 26:

The Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee will hold a hearing to examine the burdens and benefits of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. in room 2128 Rayburn.

Wednesday, August 1:

The Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee will mark up bills to be announced at a later date. The mark up will begin at 10 a.m. in room 2128 Rayburn.

Thursday, August 2:

The Domestic Monetary Policy Subcommittee will examine parallel currencies and the emergence of alternative forms of money.  The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. in room 2128 Rayburn.

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