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  • Hensarling applauds inclusion of important pro-growth reform measures in omnibus
    Mar 22, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) highlighted the inclusion of two important committee measures in the omnibus spending package, which is expected to be passed by the House and Senate today. “Both of these bills are important, pro-growth, bipartisan pieces of legislat... More
  • Committee Advances Eight Bills
    Mar 21, 2018 - This week, the Financial Services Committee approved eight bills, bringing the total number of bills reported out of the Committee this Congress to 99. "These eight important measures continue the Committee's efforts to ensure that hardworking Americans have access to credit; to ensure that the regu... More
  • Defending Against Transnational Criminal Organizations
    Mar 20, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance met today to examine transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) and their relationship to terrorist organizations, the international economy, and the US national defense. “Transnational criminal organizations operate on a global scale, crossing inte... More
  • House Passes Bill to Protect Investments of Hardworking Americans
    Mar 20, 2018 - On Wednesday, the House voted to pass H.R. 4566, the Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act, with bipartisan support 395-19. Introduced by Representative Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), H.R. 4566 amends one-size fits all, bank-centric capital-based stress testing requirements for nonbanks, suc... More
  • Hensarling Applauds Court Ruling Vacating Flawed Fiduciary Rule
    Mar 16, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Chamber of Commerce of the USA, et. al vs. US Department of Labor, vacating the Fiduciary Rule. “Yesterday was a good day for hardwo... More
  • After the Breach: the Monetization and Illicit Use of Stolen Data
    Mar 15, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance met today to examine the monetization and illicit use of stolen data after a hack. Just as the world is quickly increasing its presence online, cybertheft is becoming a more and more common operation. “Cybertheft is particularly damaging because the ... More
  • House Passes Two Bipartisan Financial Services Bills
    Mar 15, 2018 - Today, the House of Representatives passed two bipartisan bills from the Financial Services Committee, including legislation to bring transparency to a regulatory appeals process so financial institutions can operate responsibly in the financial system and focus on serving their customers. “These bi... More
  • Examining Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets
    Mar 15, 2018 - The Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investments held a hearing Wednesday to examine the cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) markets. These markets have been growing rapidly, attracting significant attention from investors and start-up enterprises interested in how crypt... More
  • Hensarling Congratulates Senate, Calls for Continued Negotiation
    Mar 14, 2018 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement today upon Senate passage of S. 2155, the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.” “I want to congratulate Chairman Crapo and the Senate for putting together and passing a packa... More
  • House Acts to Tailor Regulation
    Mar 14, 2018 - On Wednesday, the House voted 247-169 to pass a bill that would ease some of the one-size-fits-all regulations that are crippling community financial institutions. H.R. 1116, the Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk (TAILOR) Act of 2017 – sponsored by Representative Scott Tipton (R... More