Removing Barriers Blog

The Week Ahead in Washington - October 1, 2018
Posted September 30, 2018 by CUNA Advocacy

ON THE FLOOR 

This week, the Senate will resume consideration of H.R.302, the five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration.  The Senate is also expected to vote on H.R. 6, legislation to address opioid abuse. 

The House is in recess until November 13. 


IN COMMITTEE 

Tuesday 

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a full committee hearing: "Implementation of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act." 

Witnesses: The Honorable Joseph M. Otting, Comptroller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; The Honorable Randal K. Quarles, Vice Chairman for Supervision, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; The Honorable Jelena McWilliams, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; and The Honorable J. Mark McWatters, Chairman, National Credit Union Administration. 

Wednesday 

  • The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing: "Big Bank Bankruptcy: 10 Years After Lehman Brothers." 
  • The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee will hold a hearing: "Expanding Opportunities for Small Businesses Through the Tax Code." 

Thursday 

The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will hold a full committee hearing: "Combating Money Laundering and Other Forms of Illicit Finance: Regulator and Law Enforcement Perspectives on Reform." 

Witnesses: Mr. Kenneth A. Blanco, Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), U.S. Department of Treasury; Mr. Steven D’Antuono, Section Chief, Financial Crimes Section, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); and Ms. Grovetta Gardineer, Senior Deputy Comptroller for Compliance and Community Affairs, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.