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The Week Ahead - July 27, 2020
Posted July 26, 2020 by CUNA Advocacy

This week, both the House and Senate are in session.  The House will consider H.R. 7617, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2021 [Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act].  This is the second appropriations “minibus” to be considered by the House this month.

The Senate is expected to release “Phase 4” coronavirus relief legislation.  The Senate will also consider several judicial nominations.




The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing: "Oversight of COVID-19 Financial Relief Packages."


The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a full committee hearing: "The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress."


The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing: “Protecting Consumers During the Pandemic? An Examination of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”