Washington Wire – July 9, 2019

This week, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 1988, the Protect Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act; H.R. 2162, the Housing Financial Literacy Act of 2019; H.Res. 456, a resolution “Emphasizing the importance of grassroots investor protection and the investor education missions of State and Federal securities regulators, calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to collaborate with State securities regulators in the protection of investors”; H.R. 2919, the Improving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act; H.R. 3050, the Expanding Investment in Small Business Act of 2019; H.R. 2409, the Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators; and H.R. 2500, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020.

The Senate will consider Daniel Aaron Bress of California to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

In Committee on Wednesday, the House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing: “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy;” the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hold a hearing: “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform;” and the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets will hold a hearing: “Building a Sustainable and Competitive Economy: An Examination of Proposals to Improve Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosures.”

On Thursday, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing: “The State Department and USAID FY 2020 Operations Budget;” the Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing: “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress;”  and the House Committee on Financial Services will hold a full committee markup.

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