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Financial Services Committee Updated Schedule For Week Of December 12


Washington, Dec 9 -

The Financial Services Committee announced its schedule for the week of December 12.

Wednesday, December 14:
The Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee will meet to mark up the Private Mortgage Market Investment Act and a bill to improve the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act. The markup will begin at 10 a.m. in room 210 of the Capitol Visitor Center.

Thursday, December 15:
The Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee will meet for a legislative hearing on H.R. 3606, the Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act.  The hearing will take place at 9:30 a.m. in room 210 of the Capitol Visitor Center.

The Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity Subcommittee will meet for a hearing on H.R. 32, the Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2011. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. in room 2237 Rayburn.

The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will delve into the collapse of brokerage firm MF Global at a hearing that will begin at 1 p.m. in room 210 of the Capitol Visitor Center. The Subcommittee will focus on decisions and events leading to the collapse of MF Global, the effectiveness of regulators in overseeing MF Global’s activities, and the impact MF Global’s bankruptcy will have on its customers.  Jon Corzine, who resigned as the firm’s chairman and chief executive officer earlier this month, has been called by the Subcommittee to testify at the hearing. Accredited media can reserve a seat to cover the hearing by sending an email here.

Note:  Subcommittee hearings that were planned for December 13 on the proposed Volcker rule and for December 15 on the accounting and auditing profession will be rescheduled.