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Frank Announces Tentative Committee Schedule for the Consideration of Financial Regulatory Reform

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Washington, DC, June 18, 2009 | comments

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) today announced the committee’s tentative schedule for the consideration of the Obama Administration’s plan for sweeping financial regulatory reform.  Chairman Frank is also working to reschedule the postponed hearing with Secretary Geithner, and he noted that additional hearings and committee meetings will be scheduled in July.  Below is a tentative committee schedule:


Wednesday, June 24:     Full committee hearing on consumer issues (10:00 a.m.)
Thursday, July 9:           Domestic Monetary Policy Subcommittee hearing on the role of
                                        the Federal Reserve (2:00 p.m.)
Friday, July 10:              Full committee hearing on derivatives
Monday, July 13:            Full committee hearing on financial regulation restructuring to
                                        hear from academics and experts on the subject
Tuesday, July 14:           Capital Markets Subcommittee hearing on the Securities and                                            Exchange Commission
Wednesday, July 15:       Full committee hearing on financial regulation restructuring
Thursday, July 16:          Full committee hearing on financial regulation restructuring
Friday, July 17:               Full committee hearing on financial regulation restructuring
Tuesday, July 21:           Date held for the annual Humphrey-Hawkins Semi-Annual Report
                                        of the Federal Reserve on Monetary Policy
Wednesday, July 22:       Full committee hearing on financial regulation restructuring
Thursday, July 23:          Date held for mark-up
Friday, July 24:               Full committee hearing on financial regulation restructuring
Wednesday, July 29:       Date held for mark-up
Thursday, July 30:          Date held for mark-up

 

Chairman Frank also noted that members should expect additional hearings and committee meetings on financial regulatory reform in September after the annual August district work period. In addition to the August recess, the committee will be observing the district work period from June 29 - July 3.

 
NOTE: This is a preliminary schedule.  Dates, times, and meeting locations may change due to witness availability or other issues beyond the committee’s control.


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