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This Week in Congress - September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010







Date Body Committee
Location
Topic
Title
9/22/2010 House Financial Services
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn
Implementation of Higher FHA Loan Fees and Pending Legislative Proposals to Strengthen the FHA MMIF Fund and Improve Lender Oversight
9/22/2010 House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
10:00 a.m.
2322 Rayburn
Hearing On Cutting Waste, Fraud, And Abuse In Medicare And Medicaid
9/22/2010 House Financial Services
2:00 p.m.
2128 Rayburn
The State of the International Financial System, Including International Regulatory Issues Relevant to the Implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act
9/23/2010 House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn
Assessing the Limitations of the Securities Investor Protection Act
9/22/2010 House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit 
2:00 p.m.
2128 Rayburn
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3149, the Equal Employment for All Act
9/23/2010 House Financial Services
2:30 p.m.
2128 Rayburn 
Perspectives on the Livable Communities Act of 2010
9/24/2010 House Financial Services
10:00 a.m.
2128 Rayburn
 Executive Compensation Oversight after the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
 
9/21/2010 Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen
Hearings to examine investigating infrastructure, focusing on creating jobs and growing the economy.
The witnesses will be: The Honorable Roy Kienitz, Under Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation; The Honorable Alan Krueger, Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury; The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Mr. Robert Wolf, Chairman and CEO, UBS Americas; and Mr. Donald Shubert, President, Connecticut Construction Industries Association.
9/22/2010 Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen
An oversight hearing to examine the Securities and Exchange (SEC) Inspector General's Report on the Investigation of the SEC's Response to Concerns Regarding Robert Allen Stanford's Alleged Ponzi Scheme and Improving SEC Performance. The witness on Panel I will be: The Honorable H. David Kotz, Esq., Inspector General, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The witness on Panel II will be Mr. Robert Khuzami, Esq., Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
9/22/2010 Senate Budget
10:00 a.m.
608 Dirksen
Assessing the Federal Policy Response to the Economic Crisis
9/22/2010 Senate Finance
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen
Tax and Fiscal Policy: Effects on the Military and Veterans Community
9/22/2010 Senate Judiciary
10:00 a.m.
226 Dirksen
The Electronic Communications Privacy Act: Promoting Security and Protecting Privacy in the Digital Age
9/22/2010 Senate Rules and Administration
10:00 a.m.
301 Russell
Examining the Filibuster: Legislative Proposals to Change Senate Procedures
The Committee will receive testimony on S. Res. 416, by Senator Harkin, amending the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide for cloture to be invoked with less than a three-fifths majority after additional debate; and S. Res. 619, by Senator Tom Udall, expressing the sense of the Senate that the Senate of each new Congress is not bound by the Rules of previous Senates.
9/22/2010 Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
2:00 p.m.
538 Dirksen
Hearings to examine reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program
The witnesses for Panel I will be: The Honorable Roger Wicker, of Mississippi; and The Honorable Richard Durbin, of Illinois. The witness for Panel II will be: Ms. Orice Williams Brown, Director of the Office of Financial Markets and Community Investment, U.S. Government Accountability Office. The witness for Panel III will be: Ms. Sally McConkey, PE, CFM, D.WRE, Vice Chair, Association of State Floodplain Managers.
9/22/2010 Senate Judiciary
2:00 p.m.
226 Dirksen
Investigating and Prosecuting Financial Fraud after the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act
The Honorable Lanny A. Breuer , Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC; Robert S. Khuzami, Director, Division of Enforcement, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC; Kevin L. Perkins, Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC
9/22/2010 Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance
2:30 p.m.
253 Russell
Hearings to examine S. 3742, to protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a security breach.
9/23/2010 Senate Veterans' Affairs
9:30 a.m.
53 Dirksen
Oversight Hearing: VA Disability Compensation: Presumptive Disability Decision-Making
An oversight hearing to examine Veterans' Affairs disability compensation, focusing on presumptive disability decision-making. 
9/23/2010 Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
10:00 a.m.
538 Dirksen
Federal Housing Administration, Focusing on Current Condition and Future Challenges
The witnesses will be: The Honorable David H. Stevens, FHA Commissioner and Assistant Secretary for Housing, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and Mr. Matthew Scire, Director, Financial Markets and Community Investment, Government Accountability Office.
9/23/2010 Senate Finance
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen
Tax Reform: Lessons from the Tax Reform Act of 1986
The Honorable Richard A. Gephardt, President and CEO, Gephardt Group, Washington, DC; The Honorable William R. Archer, Jr, Senior Policy Advisor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Washington, DC; The Honorable John E, Chapoton, Strategic Advisor, Brown Advisory, Washington, DC; Randall D. Weiss, Ph.D, Managing Director, Economic Research, The Conference Board, New York, NY 
9/23/2010 Senate Judiciary
10:00 a.m.
215 Dirksen
Business meeting to consider S. 3675, to amend chapter 11 of title 11, United States Code, to address reorganization of small businesses, S. 2888



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