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March 2013 Hearings    « February 2013     April 2013 »   Full List  
Mar 7 at 10:00 AM Patterns of Abuse: Assessing Bank Secrecy Act Compliance and Enforcement
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Patterns of Abuse: Assessing Bank Secrecy Act Compliance and Enforcement.” The witnesses will be: The Honorable David S. Cohen, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, United States Department of the Treasury; The Honorable Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; and The Honorable Jerome H. Powell, Governor, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Mar 12 at 10:00 AM Nominations Hearing
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on the following nominees: The Honorable Richard Cordray, of Ohio, to be Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; and The Honorable Mary Jo White, of New York, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Mar 19 at 10:00 AM EXECUTIVE SESSION to Vote on Nominations
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in EXECUTIVE SESSION to consider the nominations of The Honorable Richard Cordray, of Ohio, to be Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for a term of five years; and The Honorable Mary Jo White, of New York, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 5, 2014.
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Mar 19 at 10:00 AM Bipartisan Solutions for Housing Finance Reform?
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in EXECUTIVE SESSION to consider the nominations of The Honorable Richard Cordray, of Ohio, to be Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for a term of five years; and The Honorable Mary Jo White, of New York, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 5, 2014. Following the Executive Session, the Committee will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Bipartisan Solutions for Housing Finance Reform?” The witnesses will be: The Honorable Mel Martinez, Co-Chair, Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission; The Honorable Peter Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute; and Ms. Janneke Ratcliffe, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress.
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Mar 19 at 03:00 PM Streamlining Regulation, Improving Consumer Protection and Increasing Competition in Insurance Markets
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON SECURITIES, INSURANCE, AND INVESTMENT will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Streamlining Regulation, Improving Consumer Protection and Increasing Competition in Insurance Markets.” The witnesses will be: The Honorable Monica J. Lindeen, Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Montana State Auditor on behalf of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; Mr. Jon A. Jensen, President, Correll Insurance Group and Government Affairs Committee Chairman, Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA); and Mr. Scott Trofholz, President and CEO, the Harry A. Koch Company of Omaha, Nebraska on behalf of the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers. Additional witnesses may be announced at a later date.
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Mar 28 at 02:00 PM Improving Transportation Options in Rural States and Tribal Areas Under MAP-21
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Improving Transportation Options in Rural States and Tribal Areas Under MAP-21.” The witnesses on Panel I will be: The Honorable Peter Rogoff, Administrator, Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation; and The Honorable Darin Bergquist, Secretary, South Dakota Department of Transportation. The witnesses on Panel II will be: Ms. Cosette Fester, Sioux Area Metro Paratransit Rider; Mr. Michael Cooper, Director of Planning and Building Services, City of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Ms. Barbara K. Cline, Executive Director, Prairie Hills Transit; Ms. Emma Featherman-Sam, Coordinator, Oglala Sioux Transit; Ms. Lynne Forbes, Executive Director, South Eastern Council of Governments; and Ms. Sarah Jennings, South Dakota State Director, AARP.