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The Week Ahead in Washington - December 10, 2018
Posted December 10, 2018 by CUNA Advocacy

Both the House and Senate are in session this week.  Last week, the Congress passed a two-week continuing resolution that funds the federal government and authorized the National Flood Insurance Program, for two weeks – until midnight on December 21st.  The House and Senate may vote on farm legislation, as well as H.R. 88, the Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018.  The House had been expected to consider the bill two weeks ago, but member absences forced Congressional leadership to postpone final consideration of the bill. 



The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a full committee hearing: "Oversight of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission." 

The House Committee on the Judiciary will hold a hearing: “Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use, and Filtering Practices.” 

The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit will hold a hearing: "Assessing the Impact of FASB's Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) Accounting Standard on Financial Institutions and the Economy " 


The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade will hold a hearing: "Evaluating the Effectiveness of the International Financial Institutions.”