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The Week Ahead in Washington - April 29, 2019
Posted April 29, 2019 by CUNA Advocacy


This week, the House will consider H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act.  The House will also consider several bills under “suspension of the rules.”  Included are: H.Res. 327, a bill “Encouraging greater public-private sector collaboration to promote financial literacy for students and young adults” as well as H.Res. 328, legislation “Supporting the protection of elders through financial literacy.” 

The Senate will vote on several executive branch nominations. 



  • The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing: “Housing in America: Assessing the Infrastructure Needs of America’s Housing Stock.” 
  • The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing: "Guidance, Supervisory Expectations, and the Rule of Law: How do the Banking Agencies Regulate and Supervise Institutions?" 
  • The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing: "Legislating to Stop the Onslaught of Annoying Robocalls." 
  • The House Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold a hearing: “The Financial Condition of the Postal Service.” 
  • The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions will hold a hearing: “Ending Debt Traps in the Payday and Small Dollar Credit Industry.” 
  • The Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs will hold a hearing: “Review of the FY2020 Budget Request for the United States Agency for International Development.” 


  • The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing: “Examining Discrimination in the Automobile Loan and Insurance Industries.” 
  • The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation will hold a hearing: "Consumer Perspectives: Policy Principles for a Federal Data Privacy Framework." 
  • The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion will hold a hearing: “Good for the Bottom Line: A Review of the Business Case for Diversity and Inclusion.”