JOHNSON ANNOUNCES THAT REP. FRANK WILL TESTIFY ON THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE DODD-FRANK WALL STREET REFORM AND CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
July 19, 2011
WASHINGTON – Today, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (D-SD) announced that Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) has accepted his invitation to testify at a Banking Committee hearing marking the first anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act being signed into law. Thursday’s hearing will examine the progress in setting up the new framework to better protect consumers and oversee Wall Street.
“Barney is an author of the Dodd-Frank law and someone who understands the necessity of Wall Street reforms and consumer protections, and it will be valuable to get the insights of one of the named architects of the bill,” said Chairman Johnson.
“I am pleased to have the chance to meet with my Senate colleagues and to continue the cooperation which marked our joint efforts to enact financial reform,” said Congressman Frank.
FULL COMMITTEE HEARING: “Enhanced Oversight After the Financial Crisis: The Wall Street Reform Act at One Year”
Panel I The Honorable Barney Frank (D-MA)
Ranking Member, House Financial Services Committee
Panel II The Honorable Neal S. Wolin
Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
The Honorable Ben Bernanke
Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
The Honorable Mary Schapiro
Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
The Honorable Gary Gensler
Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
The Honorable Martin J. Gruenberg
Acting Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Mr. John Walsh
Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
DATE: Thursday, July 21, 2011
TIME: 10:00 A.M.
LOCATION: Room SD-538, Dirksen Senate Office Building