Removing Barriers Blog

The Week Ahead in Washington - March 25, 2019
Posted March 25, 2019 by CUNA Advocacy


The House will consider H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act and H. Res. 124, “Expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals.” 

The Senate is expected to consider Bridget S. Bade, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.  The Senate may also vote on S.J.Res.8, a joint resolution “recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal,” as well as H.R. 268, a bill to make supplemental appropriations. 



  • The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing: “The Administration of Disaster Recovery Funds in the Wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.” 
  • The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing: "Chairman’s Housing Reform Outline: Part 1.." 
  • The House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets will hold a hearing: “Building a Sustainable and Competitive Economy: An Examination of Proposals to Improve Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosures.” 
  • The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a markup: H.R.389, the "Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act"; H.R. 1500, the "Consumers First Act"; H.R. 1595, the "Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019"; H.R.1815, the "SEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act"; and H.R. ____, the "Ending Homelessness Act of 2019" 
  • The House Committee on Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy will hold a hearing: “Improving Data Security at Consumer Reporting Agencies.” 
  • The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection will hold a hearing: "Small Business Perspectives on a Federal Data Privacy Framework." 


  • The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a hearing: "Chairman’s Housing Reform Outline: Part 2." 
  • The House Committee on Ways and Means will hold a hearing: “The 2017 Tax Law and Who It Left Behind.”