This Week in Congress

July 20, 2009







Date Body Committee
Location
Topic
Title
7/21/2009 HOUSE Rules H-313
The Capitol
3:00pm
To provide a rule for consideration of H.R. 2920
Hearing on a bill to reinstitute and update the Pay-As-You- Go requirement of budget neutrality on new tax and mandatory spending legislation, enforced by the threat of annual, automatic sequestration. 
House Committee on Rules
7/21/2009 HOUSE Financial Services
2128 Rayburn
10:00am 
Monetary Policy Report 
Hearing on the "Humphrey-Hawkins Semi-Annual Report of the Federal Reserve on Monetary Policy."
House Committee on Financial Services
7/21/2009 HOUSE Financial Services 
2128 Rayburn
2:00pm 
Too Big to Fail
Institutions  Hearing on "Systemic Risk: Are Some Institutions Too Big to Fail and If So, What Should We Do About It?"
House Committee on Financial Services
7/21/2009 HOUSE Judiciary
2141 Rayburn
11:00am
Auto Industry Bankruptcy
Ramifications (Part II)  Hearing on "Ramifications of Auto Industry Bankruptcies, Part II." 
House Committee on the Judiciary
7/21/2009 HOUSE Oversight and Government Reform
2154 Rayburn
10:00am
TARP Update
Hearing on "Following the Money: Report of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)."
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
7/22/2009 HOUSE Financial Services  
2128 Rayburn
10:00am 
Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposals
Hearing on "Regulatory Perspectives on the Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposals."  House Committee on Financial Services
7/22/2009 HOUSE Financial Services 
2128 Rayburn
2:00pm 
TARP Oversight
on "TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) Oversight: Warrant Repurchases and Protecting Taxpayers."
House Committee on Financial Services
7/22/2009 HOUSE Judiciary
2141 Rayburn
10:00am
Auto Industry Bankruptcy
Ramifications (Part III)  Hearing on "Ramifications of Auto Industry Bankruptcies, Part III."  House Committee on the Judiciary
7/22/2009 HOUSE Oversight and Government Reform
2154 Rayburn,
2:00pm
Consumer Debt Arbitration 
Hearing on "Arbitration or 'Arbitrary': The Misuse of Arbitration to Collect Consumer Debts."
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
7/23/2009 HOUSE Financial Services 
TBA
Pending Business 
Full committee markup of pending calendar business.  House Committee on Financial Services
7/24/2009 HOUSE Budget
210 Cannon
10:00am
Economy The Recovery Act: Strengthening Our Economy 
Committee on the Budget
7/24/2009 HOUSE Financial Services 
2128 Rayburn
10:30am 
Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposals
Hearing on "Regulatory Perspectives on the Obama Administration’s Financial Regulatory Reform Proposals-Part Two" 
House Committee on Financial Services
7/21/2009 SENATE Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
  342 Dirksen
10:00am
Stimulus Spending Oversight 
Hearing on "Follow the Money: An Update on Stimulus Spending, Transparency, and Fraud Prevention." 
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
7/22/2009 SENATE Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs
106 Dirksen
10:00am
Monetary Policy Report 
Hearing on "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress." 
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
7/22/2009 SENATE Judiciary
226 Dirksen,
10:00am
Foreign Investment in the U.S./Job Creation 
Hearing on "Promoting Job Creation and Foreign Investment in the United States: An Assessment of the EB-5 Regional Center Program." 
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
7/23/2009 SENATE Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs
538 Dirksen
9:30am
Systemic Risk Regulation  Hearing on "Establishing a Framework for Systemic Risk Regulation." 
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
7/23/2009 SENATE Judiciary
226 Dirksen
10:00am
Foreclosure Crisis and Bankruptcy Reform  Administrative
Oversight and the Courts Subcommittee hearing on "The Worsening Foreclosure Crisis: Is It Time to Reconsider Bankruptcy Reform?"  Senate Committee on the Judiciary