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The Week Ahead - September 21, 2020
Posted September 20, 2020 by CUNA Advocacy


This week, the House of Representatives will vote on a continuing resolution (text unavailable) to keep the government open past September 30th until December 11, 2020.  In addition, the House may consider H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act; H.R. 6210, the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act; and H.R. 6270, the Uyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020.

Also, the House will consider the following bills under suspension of the rules:

H.R. 6735 - COVID-19 Fraud Prevention Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Cindy Axne / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 5698 - Promoting Secure 5G Act of 2020 (Sponsored by Rep. William Timmons / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 6294 - Improving Emergency Disease Response via Housing Act of 2020, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton / Financial Services Committee

H.R. 5322 - Diversity in Community Banking Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Gregory Meeks / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 6934 - To amend the CARES Act to require the uniform treatment of nationally recognized statistical rating organizations under certain programs carried out in response to the COVID–19 emergency, and for other purposes (Sponsored by Rep Madeleine Dean / Financial Services Committee)

H.R. 7592 - STIFLE Act of 2020 (Sponsored by Rep. Ben McAdams / Financial Services Committee) 

The Senate will convene at 3:00 pm on Monday, September 21st and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #603, Edward Hulvey Meyers, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.





The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing: Oversight of the Treasury Department's and Federal Reserve's Pandemic Response.



The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing: "The Quarterly CARES Act Report to Congress."

The House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development will hold a hearing: Paycheck Protection Program: An Examination of Loan Forgiveness, SBA Legacy Systems, and Inaccurate Data.



The House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access will hold a hearing: A Review of PPP Forgiveness.