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The Week Ahead - November 12, 2019
Posted November 12, 2019 by CUNA Advocacy


This week, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 4863, the United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019. 

The Senate will continue to vote on judicial and executive branch nominations. 



The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy will hold a hearing: “How America Leads Abroad: An Examination of Multilateral Development Institutions.” 

The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a markup of: 

  • H.R. 2445, the Self- Employed Mortgage Access Act (Emmer) 
  • H.R.3490, the Small Business Lending Fairness Act (Velazquez) 
  • H.R. 3948, the Debt Collection Practices Harmonization Act (Meeks) 
  • H.R. 4403, the Stop Debt Collection Abuse Act (Cleaver) 
  • H.R. 4664, the Ending Debt Collection Harassment Act of 2019 (Pressley) 
  • H.R. ____, the Fair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act (Dean) 
  • H.R. ____, the Non-Judicial Foreclosure Debt Collection Clarification Act (Clay) 
  • H.R. ____, the Small Business Fair Debt Collection Protection Act (Lawson) 
  • H.R. 2398, to amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 and title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the HUD–VASH program, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit annual reports to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives regarding homeless veterans, and for other purposes. (Peters) 

Interesting Reads ... 

Mortgage rates increase again — even though the Fed just cut interest rates (MarketWatch) 

Alan Greenspan says there’s ‘no point’ for central banks to issue digital currency (CNBC) 

Credit union assembled bikes for military children (Fox5)