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This Week in Congress - July 11, 2011

July 10, 2011













Date Committee
Time & Location
Title
Description
UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
7/13/2011 Oversight & Government Reform Subcommittee on TARP, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs
9:30 a.m.
2154 Rayburn
What Went Wrong At The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission?
House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform Website
7/13/2011 Financial Services
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn
Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy
The Honorable Ben Bernanke, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
House Committee on Financial Services Website
7/13/2011 Small Business
1:00 p.m.
2360 Rayburn
HR 585 - Small Business Size Standard Flexibility Act of 2011
A hearing on legislation to remove loopholes in the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), as amended by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA), and strengthen the power of the Office of the Chief Counsel for Advocacy. The markup will take place in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
House Committee on Small Business Website
7/13/2011 Small Business
2:00 p.m.
2360 Rayburn
Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011
Hearing on legislation to remove loopholes in the Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA), as amended by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA), and strengthen the power of the Office of the Chief Counsel for Advocacy.
House Committee on Small Business Website
7/13/2011 Financial Services Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity
2:00 p.m.
2128 Rayburn 
Mortgage Origination: The Impact of Recent Changes on Homeowners and Businesses 
Witness List: Ms. Anne Anastasi, President, Genesis Abstract and President, American Land Title Association
House Committee on Financial Services Website
7/14/2011 Energy & Commerce
9:00 a.m.
2322 Rayburn
Regulatory Chaos: Finding Legislative Solutions to Benefit Jobs and the Economy
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy has scheduled a hearing on Thursday, July 14, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Regulatory Chaos: Finding Legislative Solutions to Benefit Jobs and the Economy.” Witness list to be announced.
House Energy and Commerce Committee
7/14/2011 Oversight & Government Reform
9:30 a.m.
2154 Rayburn
Consumer Financial Protection Efforts: Answers Needed
House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform Website
UNITED STATES SENATE
7/11/2011 Full Senate
2:00 p.m.
Senate Chamber
Convene and resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1323, a bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit.
7/12/2011 Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen
Enhanced Investor Protection After the Financial Crisis
Hearings to examine enhanced investor protection after the financial crisis.
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Website
7/13/2011 Finance
9:00 a.m.
HVC-210 Capitol Visitor Center
Joint hearings with the House Committee on Ways and Means to examine tax reform and the tax treatment of debt and equity.
Senate Committee on Finance Website



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