Full Committee Hearing

Current Issues in Insurance

Date:   Thursday, September 8, 2022 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing on “Current Issues in Insurance.” The witnesses will be: The Honorable Kathleen A. Birrane, Maryland Insurance Commissioner, on behalf of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; and Mr. Steven Seitz, Director, Federal Insurance Office, U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

All hearings are webcast live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.

Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - Pennsylvania)


  1. The Honorable Kathleen A. Birrane
    Maryland Insurance Commissioner
    on behalf of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
  2. Mr. Steven Seitz
    Federal Insurance Office, U.S. Department of the Treasury