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The Week Ahead in Washington - March 11, 2019
Posted March 09, 2019 by Chandler Schuette

ON THE FLOOR 

  • The House will consider H. Con. Res. 24, “Expressing the sense of Congress that the report of Special Counsel Mueller should be made available to the public and to Congress.” 
  • The Senate is expected to consider Paul Matey to be a United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit. 
  • The President is expected to partially release his fiscal year 2020 budget outline this week. 


IN COMMITTEE 

Tuesday 

  • The Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the House Committee on Ways and Means will hold a hearing on: “Overview of Federal tax provisions that expired in 2017 and 2018 and are expiring in 2019.” 
  • The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a full committee hearing: "The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress." 
  • The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a full committee hearing: "GDPR & CCPA: Opt-ins, Consumer Control, and the Impact on Competition and Innovation." 
  • The House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government will hold a committee hearing: “Treasury's Role in Combating Financial Crimes” 
  • The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a full committee hearing: “Holding Megabanks Accountable: An Examination of Wells Fargo's Pattern of Consumer Abuses.” 

Wednesday 

  • The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a full committee hearing: “Preparing for the Storm: Re-authorization of the National Flood Insurance Program.” 
  • The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy will convene a hearing: “Promoting Corporate Transparency: Examining Legislative Proposals to Detect and Deter Financial Crime.” 

Thursday 

  • The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets will convene a hearing: “Putting Investors First? Examining the SEC’s Best Interest Rule.” 
  • The House Committee on Ways and Means will convene a hearing: “The President's Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal with U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin.” 
  • The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will convene a hearing: "Financial Stability Oversight Council Non-bank Designations." 
  • The Senate Finance Committee will convene a hearing: "The President’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget."