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The Week Ahead in Washington - May 14, 2018
Posted May 14, 2018 by CUNA Advocacy


This week, both chambers of Congress will be in session.  The House will consider H.R. 5698, the Protect and Serve Act of 2018; S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act of 2018; and H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. 

The Senate is expected to continue its consideration of judicial nominations. 



  • The Senate Banking Committee will meet to vote on advancing nominees for HUD, Commerce, and the FTA, and receive testimony from Federal Reserve nominees Richard Clarida and Michelle Bowman. 
  • The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee will hold a hearing: “The State of Small Business in America: An Update from the U.S. Small Business Administration” 


  • The House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Oversight of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement.” 
  • The House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Implementation of FinCEN’s Customer Due Diligence Rule.” 
  • The House Committee on Ways and Means will hold a hearing: ”Series on Tax Reform: Growing Our Economy and Creating Jobs” 
  • The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing: “Cambridge Analytica and the Future of Data Privacy.” 


  • The House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing entitled “Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Program – Stakeholder Perspectives.” 
  • The House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “An Overview of homelessness in America.” 
  • The House Committee on Education and the Workforce will hold a hearing: “Protecting Privacy, Promoting Data Security: Exploring How Schools and States Keep Data Safe.”