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The Week Ahead in Washington - December 18, 2017
Posted December 18, 2017 by CUNA Advocacy


Both the House and Senate will consider the Conference Report for H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  In addition, both chambers will consider another continuing resolution to continue government funding past its December 22nd deadline.  The House bill would authorize government funding until January 19th.  At the moment, it is unknown what the Senate will produce. 

The House will also consider H.R. 3312, the Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017 as well as H.R. 4015, the Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act of 2017. 



The Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a markup to consider the nominations of Scott Garrett, of New Jersey, to be President, Kimberly A. Reed, of West Virginia, to be First Vice President, Mark L. Greenblatt, of Maryland, to be Inspector General, and Spencer Bachus III, of Alabama, Judith Delzoppo Pryor, of Ohio, and Claudia Slacik, of New York, each to be a Member of the Board of Directors, all of the Export-Import Bank.