Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets

Waters Statement at First Committee Markup of 116th Congress

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Today, after commencing the first official meeting of the House Financial Services Committee in the 116th Congress, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, gave the following opening statement. As Prepared for Delivery Today marks the first official meeting of the Committee on Financial Services in the 116th Congress, convened to adopt the Committe... Read more »

Chairwoman Waters Announces Subcommittee Assignments

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Following Thursday’s announcement of House Financial Services Subcommittee Chairs, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, announced Subcommittee assignments for the 116th Congress. Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Chair Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30) Congressman D... Read more »

Chairwoman Waters Announces Financial Services Subcommittee Leadership

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, announced the six Committee Members who will serve as Subcommittee Chairs. Each Subcommittee Chair was chosen through a selection process based on seniority, with the confirmation of all Committee Democrats. “I am pleased to announce the very talented, experienced and diverse new leadership of our six ... Read more »

Waters Statement at Bipartisan Committee Markup

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Today, at a House Committee on Financial Services markup of bipartisan legislation, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services, gave the following statement: As Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman, I want to thank you and Members of the Committee for considering six Democratic bills today that will ensure small businesses... Read more »

At Committee Markup, Waters Calls on Chairman to Consider Democratic Legislation and Prioritize the Nation’s Most Vulnerable Families

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Today, at a House Financial Services Committee markup of 7 bills, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, gave the following opening statement: As Prepared for Delivery Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman, I understand that this is likely the first of several markups this month, as part of an effort to move forward a package of capital markets b... Read more »

Waters Floor Statement in Opposition to Bill That Could Undermine Market Stability

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, gave the following floor statement in opposition to H.R. 3978, a bill that threatens many of the important reforms Democrats made to restore investor confidence in our capital markets after the financial crisis: As Prepared for Delivery Madam Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to H.R. 3978, the “TRI... Read more »

Waters Statement in Opposition to Bill that Undermines Pension Funds’ Efforts to Hold Corporations Accountable

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, gave the following floor statement in opposition to H.R. 4015, a bill that would undermine sound corporate governance: Mr. Speaker, H.R. 4015, the so-called Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act, would create an untested, inappropriate, and burdensome regulatory framework for proxy advisory... Read more »

Waters Floor Statement Opposing Legislation to Weaken Investor Protections for Microcap Offerings

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Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, gave the following floor statement in opposition to H.R. 2201, the Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act: As Prepared for Delivery Mr. Speaker, H.R. 2201 would create an unnecessary and potentially dangerous loophole in federal and state securities laws by allowing companies to sell unregistered securities w... Read more »

Waters Announces the Democratic Vice Ranking Member, Subcommittee Ranking Members, and Subcommittee Assignments

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Today, Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Democrats on the House Committee on Financial Services elected their Vice Ranking Member and their Subcommittee Ranking Members. Members also selected their Subcommittee assignments for the 115th Congress.‎ The Democratic Caucus created the Vice Ranking Member position to provide more representation of the diversity of the Democratic Caucus, and stren... Read more »

Waters Announces Financial Services Subcommittee Assignments

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Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-CA) today announced subcommittee assignments for the Democratic Members of the House Financial Services Committee. The Ranking Members of each subcommittee were chosen through a selection process based on seniority, with the confirmation of all Committee members. Positions on each subcommittee were secured through an open-bidding process in which all members of the ... Read more »

Waters Announces New Democratic Subcommittee Membership

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, today announced changes in the Democratic membership of the Financial Services’ subcommittees. Changes were necessary due to the departure of former Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and the appointment of Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV) to the Committee. Ranking Members of the various subco... Read more »

Subcommittee Members of the Democratic Caucus of the House Financial Services Committee

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Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, today announced the Democratic Members of the subcommittees of the FSC. The memberships of the subcommittees were determined by an open bidding process within the Democratic caucus of the committee. The process was guided in part by Members’ years of service to the committee, but it also gave all Members a chanc... Read more »



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