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Committee Releases Updated Schedule of Planned Hearings for Sept. 19-Oct. 14


Washington, Sep 16 -

The Financial Services Committee today released an updated schedule of the hearings it has planned through mid-October.

All hearings will take place in Room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Wednesday, September 21:
The Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 10 a.m. to discuss proposals to promote small business capital formation and job creation.

The International Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 2 p.m. on the impact of multi-lateral development banks on national security.

Thursday, September 22:
The Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 9:30 a.m. to examine the availability of credit for consumers.

At 2 p.m., a joint hearing will be held by the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs.  The title of the joint hearing is “Potential Conflicts of Interest at the SEC: The Becker Case.

Tuesday, October 4:
The Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 10 a.m. on transparency at the Federal Reserve.

The Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 2 p.m. on the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC).

Wednesday, October 5:
The Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee will mark up legislative proposals to promote small business capital formation and job creation. The mark up will begin at 10 a.m.

Thursday, October 6:
The Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 10 a.m. to examine the Obama Administration’s responses to the housing finance crisis.

The Full Committee will receive the first annual report from the Financial Stability Oversight Council on the FSOC’s activities and emerging threats to financial stability.  The FSOC Chairperson, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, will deliver the report. The hearing will begin at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, October 12:
The Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 10 a.m. on regulatory impediments to job growth.

The Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 2 p.m. on the Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Thursday, October 13:
The International Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 10 a.m. to examine the relationship between the health of the U.S. housing finance system and global financial stability.

The Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee will hold a hearing at 2 p.m. to review proposals that amend provisions contained in Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act.

The committee schedule is 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.  Hearing witnesses will be announced at later dates.