Updated Committee Schedule for Week of February 1
January 29, 2016 -
WASHINGTON – House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s updated schedule for the week of February 1.
Tuesday, February 2 at 10:00 A.M. – The Financial Services Committee will hold a markup of its Views and Estimates on the budget for fiscal year 2017.
Tuesday, February 2 at 2:00 P.M. - The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing entitled “Unsustainable Federal Spending and the Debt Limit.”. Earlier this week, the Congressional Budget Office reported the budget deficit is set to rise every year for the next 10 years, pushing our $18 trillion national debt even higher.
Wednesday, February 3 at 10:00 A.M. – The Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing will hold a hearing entitled “Trading with the Enemy: Trade-Based Money Laundering is the Growth Industry in Terror Finance.” Through trade-based money laundering, criminals use legitimate trade to disguise criminal proceeds. It has been identified as the largest money laundering method in the world when underground financial systems are included.
The hearings and markup will take place in room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Additional information, including a list of witnesses, will be made available on the Committee’s website.