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This Week in Congress - February 14, 2011

February 14, 2011









Date Committee
Location
Topic
Title
UNITED STATES SENATE
2/16/2011 Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen
An oversight hearing to examine the Dodd-Frank implementation, focusing on a progress report by the regulators at the half-year mark.
Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee Web Site
2/16/2011 Judiciary
10:00 a.m.
226 Dirksen
Organizational business meeting to consider, S. 193, to extend the sunset of certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act.
Senate Committee on the Judiciary Web Site
2/16/2011 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
10:00 a.m.
428A Russell
Hearings to examine reauthorization of the SBIR and STTR programs.
U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Web Site
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
2/15/2011 Financial Services
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn
Assessing the Regulatory, Economic and Market Implications of the Dodd-Frank Derivatives
The House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on the implementation of derivatives provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
House Financial Services Web Site
2/15/2011 Financial Services
2:00 p.m.
2128 Rayburn
An Analysis of the Post-Conservatorship Legal Expenses of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac 
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing on the legal fees of government sponsored enterprises.
House Financial Services Web Site
2/16/2011 Financial Services
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn
The Final Report of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission
The House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on the report issued by the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.
House Financial Services Web Site
2/16/2011 Financial Services
2:00 p.m.
2128 Rayburn
Are There Government Barriers to the Housing Market Recovery?
David Stevens, Assistant Secretary for Housing and Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Theodore “Ted” Tozer, President, Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae); Phyllis Caldwell, Chief, Homeownership Preservation Office, U.S. Department of Treasury.
House Financial Services Web Site
2/17/2011 Financial Services
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn
Understanding the Federal Reserve's Proposed Rule on Interchange Fees: Implications and Consequences of the Durbin Amendment
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit will hold a hearing on the proposal of the Federal Reserve System to regulate the fees charged by the banks and payment card networks (e.g., Visa and Mastercard) for processing debit card transactions.
House Financial Services Web Site



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