Full Committee Hearing

The Reemergence of Rent-a-Bank?

Date:   Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Remote

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet REMOTELY to conduct a hearing entitled, “The Reemergence of Rent-a-Bank? The witnesses will be: The Honorable Josh Stein, Attorney General, State of North Carolina; Ms. Lisa Stifler, Director of State Policy, Center for Responsible Lending; Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III, Senior Pastor, Friendship-West Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas; Mr. Brian Brooks, Former Acting Comptroller of the Currency; and Dr. Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia Business School.

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 hearing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

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Member Statements

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


  1. The Honorable Josh Stein
    Attorney General
    State of North Carolina
  2. Ms. Lisa Stifler
    Director of State Policy
    Center for Responsible Lending
  3. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III
    Senior Pastor
    Friendship-West Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas
  4. Mr. Brian Brooks
    Former Acting Comptroller of the Currency
  5. Dr. Charles Calomiris
    Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions
    Columbia Business School