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  • Hensarling and Huizenga Issue Statement on Jay Clayton
    Mar 23, 2017 - As the Senate Banking Committee meets this morning for a hearing on Jay Clayton’s nomination to serve as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and Capital Markets, Securities and Investment Subcommittee Chairman Bill Hui... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the World Bank’s Development Results and Accountability
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  • Subcommittee Examines Impact of the JOBS Act After Five Years
    Mar 22, 2017 - The Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment Subcommittee held a hearing on Wednesday to examine the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, five years after its passage. Members of the subcommittee heard from a panel of witnesses who testified on the impact of the JOBS Act on capital formati... More
  • Oversight Subcommittee Examines Unconstitutional Structure of the CFPB
    Mar 21, 2017 - The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing on Tuesday to examine how the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) violates the Constitution. The subcommittee also discussed possible changes to the Bureau that would make it constitutional and accountable to the A... More
  • Subcommittee Examines Chilling Impact of Dodd-Frank on New Financial Institutions
    Mar 21, 2017 - Members of the Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee met on Tuesday to examine the chilling impact that the Dodd-Frank Act has had on the creation of new or “de novo” financial institutions. “Today, we took the first step at looking into why there are so few new ... More
  • Media Advisory: Committee Hearing Schedule for the Week of March 20
    Mar 17, 2017 - Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s schedule for the week of March 20: Tuesday, March 21 at 10:00 A.M. – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s Unconstitutional ... More
  • WEEK IN REVIEW
    Mar 17, 2017 - Subcommittee Hears Community Perspective on Flood Insurance The Housing and Insurance Subcommittee held its second in a series of hearings this year examining the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Members of the subcommittee heard from a panel of witnesses who provided a community-level persp... More
  • Chairman Hensarling: CFPB Mission Important, But No Bureaucracy Should Evade Checks and Balances
    Mar 17, 2017 - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today issued the following statement about the Department of Justice’s decision to oppose the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in a landmark case challenging the constitutionality of the Bureau’s structure: “Republicans hav... More
  • Subcommittee Examines the Federal Reserve’s Monetary Policy
    Mar 16, 2017 - The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee held a hearing on Thursday to examine how the Federal Reserve has departed from conventional monetary policy. Members heard from a panel of experts who discussed how the Federal Reserve can facilitate an orderly return to a conventional balance sheet and ho... More
  • Media Advisory: Updated Committee Hearing Schedule
    Mar 14, 2017 - Below is an updated list of Financial Services Committee hearings reflecting changes made to the schedule that was announced on Monday, March 13: Thursday, March 16 at 10:00 A.M. – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Sound Monetary Policy.” The hearing will exami... More