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The Week Ahead - February 22, 2021
Posted February 21, 2021 by CUNA Advocacy

ON THE FLOOR

The House of Representatives and the Senate are expected to consider the “American Rescue Plan,” a $1.9 trillion piece of legislation that will be considered through the reconciliation process. The House will also consider H.R. 803, the Colorado Wilderness Act of 2021 as well as H.R. 5, the Equality Act. The Senate will also begin consideration of Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

IN COMMITTEE

Monday

The House Committee on the Budget will hold a markup: “A bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2021, S. Con. Res. 5.”

Tuesday

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing: “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress."

The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government will hold a hearing: “Oversight of the Internal Revenue Service.”

The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing: Nomination of Adewale O. Adeyemo, of California, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

Wednesday

The Senate Budget Committee will hold a hearing: Nomination of Neera Tanden, of Massachusetts, to be Director of the Office of Management and Budget

The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing: “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.”

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold a hearing: “Legislative Proposals to Put the Postal Service on Sustainable Financial Footing."

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee will hold a markup: Nomination of Isabella Casillas Guzman, of California, to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration

The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing: “How Invidious Discrimination Works and Hurts: An Examination of Lending Discrimination and Its Long-term Economic Impacts on Borrowers of Color.”

Thursday

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing: "The Coronavirus Crisis: Next Steps for Rebuilding Main Street."

The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy will hold a hearing: “Dollars against Democracy: Domestic Terrorist Financing in the Aftermath of Insurrection.”

The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets will hold a hearing: “The Challenge of Our Time: Climate Change, the Capital Markets, and Sustainable Investment.”