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Weekly Rundown
Posted by on November 18, 2013

The House is in session Monday through Thursday this week. Be sure to check back here on the Bottom Line Blog -- and sign up for our email updates -- for committee specific information as the week progresses. 

Here's what's happening: 

On Tuesday morning at 10 a.m., the Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee undertakes a general overview of disparate impact theory. And in the afternoon, at 1:30 p.m., the Housing & Insurance Subcommittee reviews the implementation of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Act of 2012.

Addressing the lack of oversight and accountability at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the full committee will markup the following CFPB reform legislation on Wednesday at 10 a.m: 
  • H.R. 2385, the CFPB Pay Fairness Act of 2013
  • H.R. 2446, the Responsible Consumer Financial Protection Regulations Act of 2013
  • H.R. 2571, the Consumer Right to Financial Privacy Act of 2013
  • H.R. 3183, a bill to provide consumers with a free annual disclosure of information the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection maintains on them.
  • H.R. 3193, the Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2013
  • H.R. _____, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Accountability and Transparency Act of 2013

Finally, on Thursday at 9:30 a.m., the Capital Markets & GSEs Subcommittee will consider a legislative proposal to amend the Securities Investor Protection Act.

All three hearings, as well as the markup, will be held in 2128 Rayburn and will be live streamed on our website. 

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