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Chairwoman Waters Announces February Committee Schedule

Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, announced several hearings for the month of February:

  • February 5 at 10:00 AM – The full Committee will convene for a hearing entitled, “Rent-A-Bank Schemes and New Debt Traps: Assessing Efforts to Evade State Consumer Protections and Interest Rate Caps.”

  • February 5 at 2:00 PM – The Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance will convene for a hearing entitled, “A Future Without Public Housing? Examining the Trump Administration’s Efforts to Eliminate Public Housing.”

  • February 6 at 10:00 AM – The full Committee will convene for a hearing entitled, “Protecting Consumers or Allowing Consumer Abuse? A Semi-Annual Review of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”

  • February 6 at 2:00 PM – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will convene for a hearing entitled, “Fake It Till They Make It: How Bad Actors Use Astroturfing to Manipulate Regulators, Disenfranchise Consumers and Subvert the Rulemaking Process”

  • February 11 at 10:00 AM – The full Committee will convene for a hearing entitled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.”

  • February 12 at 10:00 AM – The Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion will convene for a hearing entitled, “A Review of Diversity and Inclusion at America’s Large Banks.”

  • February 12 at 2:00 PM – The Task Force on Artificial Intelligence will convene for a hearing entitled, “Equitable Algorithms: Examining Ways to Reduce AI Bias in Financial Services.”

  • February 26 at 10:00 AM – The full Committee will convene for a hearing entitled, “Rent-A-Bank Schemes and New Debt Traps: Assessing Efforts to Evade State Consumer Protections and Interest Rate Caps (Part 2).”

Unless otherwise noted, hearings and markups will take place in 2128 Rayburn House Office Building and will be broadcast live on https://financialservices.house.gov/live/.

Committee activities are finalized once an official notice is issued by the House Financial Services Committee. Visit https://financialservices.house.gov/calendar/ for the most up-to-date Committee schedule.


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