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This Week in Congress
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:45 AM

Congress remains in session this week with a Friday deadline for passing a funding resolution keeping the government open into the next fiscal year. As lawmakers continue to put that legislation together, the House floor will be filled with minor bills considered under suspension of the rules. 

On Tuesday, the House Financial Services Committee Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee will hold hearings on:

  • "Examining Legislative Proposals to Address Consumer Access to Mainstream Banking Services," including H.R. 347, the "Facilitating Access to Credit Act of 2015";
  • H.R. 3035, the "Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2015";
  • H.R. 4116, to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to ensure that the reciprocal deposits of an insured depository institution are not considered to be funds obtained by or through a deposit broker;
  • H.R. 4211, the "Credit Score Competition Act of 2015";
  • H.R. 5660, the "Retail Checking Account Protection Act of 2016"; and
  • The "Protect Prepaid Accounts Act of 2016."

The House Financial Services Committee Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing on "The Financial Stability Board's Implications for U.S. Growth and Competitiveness."

On Wednesday, the House Financial Services Committee will hold a full committee hearing on "Semi-Annual Testimony on the Federal Reserve's Supervision and Regulation of the Financial System."  

The House Financial Services Committee Housing and Insurance Subcommittee will hold a hearing on "The Impact of US-EU Dialogues on U.S. Insurance Markets."

On Thursday, the House Financial Services Committee will hold a full committee hearing on "Holding Wall Street Accountable: Investigating Wells Fargo's Opening of Unauthorized Customer Accounts."