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January Committee Schedule


Washington, Jan 2 -

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today announced the committee’s hearing schedule for January.

Thursday, January 9th at 10:00 A.M. – The Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the effects of the Federal Reserve’s current Quantitative Easing program on the international financial system. This hearing is part of the committee’s “Federal Reserve Centennial Oversight Project” which was announced last month. 

Tuesday, January 14th at 10:00 A.M. – The Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the likely impact on Americans trying to buy homes from the Dodd-Frank Act’s Qualified Mortgage Rule. 

Wednesday, January 15th at 10:00 A.M. – The Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing to examine the impact and potential unintended consequences of the recently finalized Volcker Rule. 

Tuesday, January 28th at 10:00 A.M. – The Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing to receive the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) semi-annual report from CFPB Director Richard Cordray. The director of the CFPB is required by law to appear before the committee on a semi-annual basis to deliver a report on the CFPB’s activities.

The Committee’s schedule is tentative and will depend upon witness availability and other factors that may require changes. Therefore, each meeting will become final only when the hearing notice is distributed. Hearing notices and a list of witnesses for each hearing can be found online at financialservices.house.gov.

All hearings will take place in Room 2128 of the Rayburn House Office Building and will be live streamed on our website.