Tag Archives: United States Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs

Senate Banking Committee To Address Housing Finance Reform

Legislative Activity Senate Banking Committee To Address Housing Finance Reform On Thursday, September 12 the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing titled, “Essential Elements of Housing Finance Reform.” During the hearing, the Chairman Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-ID) stated that the committee plans to hold hearings focused on housing finance reform … Continue Reading

FDIC Meet to Final Rule on ‘Insured Deposit’

Legislative Activity This Week’s Hearings: Tuesday, September 10: The Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing on the nominations of Ms. Wanda Felton to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and Ms. Katherine M. O’Regan to be an Assistant Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Tuesday, … Continue Reading

House Approves PATH Act; FHA Reform; Banks’ Involvement in Commodities and Warehousing & Detroit Bankruptcy

Legislative Activity House Financial Services Committee Sends PATH Act to the Floor The House Financial Services Committee approved the Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act of 2013, also known as the PATH Act (H.R. 2767). The PATH Act now awaits consideration by the House. The housing finance reform bill includes provisions to wind-down the government … Continue Reading

House to Set CFTC Budget & Mark Up Dodd-Frank Modification Bills

Legislative Activity Administration Nominations to be Considered this Week On Thursday, June 27, the Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing to consider several of President Obama’s nominations, including Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA); Kara Stein and Mike Piwowar to be Commissioners at the Securities and … Continue Reading