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May 2012 Hearings    « April 2012     June 2012 »   Full List  
May 8 at 10:00 AM Expanding Refinancing Opportunities to Improve the Housing Market
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on “Expanding Refinancing Opportunities to Improve the Housing Market.” The witness will be The Honorable Shaun Donovan, Secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Additional witnesses may be announced at a later date.
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May 9 at 10:00 AM The National Flood Insurance Program: The Need for Long-Term Reauthorization and Reform
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC POLICY will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “The National Flood Insurance Program: The Need for Long-Term Reauthorization and Reform”. The witness on Panel I will be: Mr. Todd Klietz, Missoula County Floodplain Administrator, Missoula, Montana; and Mr. Dwayne Bourgeois, North Lafourche Conservation Levee and Drainage District, Raceland, Louisiana. The witnesses on Panel II will be: Dr. David A. Sampson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Property and Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCIAA); Mr. Jon A. Jensen, Government Affairs Committee Chairman, Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA) and President, Correll Insurance Group; Mr. Maurice Veissi, 2012 President, National Association of Realtors; and Ms. Sarah Murdock, Senior Policy Advisor, The Nature Conservancy. Additional witnesses may be added at a later date.
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May 9 at 02:00 PM Is Simpler Better? Limiting Federal Support for Financial Institutions
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND CONSUMER PROTECTION will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Is Simpler Better? Limiting Federal Support for Financial Institutions.” The witnesses on Panel I will be: The Honorable Paul A. Volcker, former Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; and The Honorable Thomas M. Hoenig, Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The witnesses on Panel II will be: Mr. Tom Frost, Chairman Emeritus, Frost National Bank, San Antonio, Texas; and Mr. Wallace C. Turbeville, Senior Fellow, Demos. Additional witnesses may be added at a later date.
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May 22 at 10:00 AM Implementing Derivatives Reform: Reducing Systemic Risk and Improving Market Oversight
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Implementing Derivatives Reform: Reducing Systemic Risk and Improving Market Oversight.” The witnesses will be: The Honorable Mary Schapiro, Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and The Honorable Gary Gensler, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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May 23 at 02:00 PM Reviewing the U.S. – China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Reviewing the U.S. – China Strategic and Economic Dialogue.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow, Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs; Mr. C. Fred Bergsten, Director, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Mr. John Dearie, Executive Vice President for Policy, Financial Services Forum; and Mr. Dean C. Garfield, President and CEO, Information Technology Industry Council. Additional witnesses may be added at a later date.
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May 24 at 10:00 AM The Responsible Homeowner Refinancing Act of 2012
COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a legislative hearing on “The Responsible Homeowner Refinancing Act of 2012.” The witness will be: Mr. Bill Emerson, CEO, Quicken Loans, Inc. Additional witnesses may be announced at a later date.
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