Full Committee Hearing

Facilitating Faster Payments in the U.S.

Date:   Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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Topic

THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing entitled “Facilitating Faster Payments in the U.S.” The witnesses will be: Ms. Esther L. George, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City; Mr. Robert Hunter, Executive Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel, The Clearing House; Mr. George Selgin, Senior Fellow and Director, CATO Institute; Mr. Bob Steen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bridge Community Bank, on behalf of the Independent Community Bankers of America; and The Honorable Sheila C. Bair, Former Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. 

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Member Statements

  1. Ranking Member Sherrod Brown (D - OH)
  2. Chairman Mike Crapo (R - ID)

Witnesses

  1. Ms. Esther L. George
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  2. Mr. Robert Hunter
    Executive Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel
    The Clearing House
  3. Mr. George Selgin
    Senior Fellow and Director
    CATO Institute
  4. Mr. Bob Steen
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Bridge Community Bank
  5. The Honorable Sheila C. Bair
    Former Chair
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation