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The Week Ahead in Washington - February 25, 2019
Posted February 25, 2019 by CUNA Advocacy
ON THE FLOOR 

The House will consider H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019; H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019; and H.J. Res. 46, relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019. 

The Senate is expected to vote on S. 311, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.  In addition, the Senate may consider the nomination of Eric D. Miller, of Washington, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit. 

IN COMMITTEE 

Tuesday 

The Senate Banking Committee is expected to vote on the nominations of Dr. Mark Anthony Calabria, of Virginia, to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency; Mr. Bimal Patel, of Georgia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury; Mr. Todd M. Harper, of Virginia, to be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration Board; and The Honorable Rodney Hood, of North Carolina, to be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration Board.  Additional nominees will also be considered. 

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a full committee hearing: "The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress." 

The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a full committee hearing: "Who's Keeping Score? Holding Credit Bureaus Accountable and Repairing a Broken System." 

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce will hold a hearing: "Protecting Consumer Privacy in the Era of Big Data" 

The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government will hold a hearing: “Leveraging Private Capital For Underserved Communities and Individuals: A Look Into Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)” 

Wednesday 

The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a full committee hearing: "Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” 

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation will hold a full committee hearing: "Policy Principles for a Federal Data Privacy Framework in the United States." 

The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs will hold a hearing: “Oversight of U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Programs and Policies” 

The House Committee on Financial Services Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee will convene a hearing: “Diversity Trends in the Financial Services Industry” 

Thursday 

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a full committee hearing: "Legislative Proposals on Capital Formation and Corporate Governance"