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The House Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing titled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy” and the subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets will hold a hearing titled, “Building a Sustainable and Competitive Economy: An Examination of Proposals to Improve Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosures.”

On Thursday, the House Committee on Small Business will hold a hearing titled, “SBA Management and Oversight of SCORE.” The House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Protections will meet for a hearing on preventing workplace injury and death from excessive heat. In addition, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit will hold a hearing titled, “Building Opportunity in Rural America through Affordable, Reliable and High-Speed Broadband.”

Bills of Interest

  • A bill was introduced by Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH) to establish requirements relating to credit scores and educational credit scores, and for other purposes. (HR 3618)

Committee Proceedings

House Committee on Education and Labor

  • On July 11th the Workforce Protections subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “From the Fields to the Factories: Preventing Workplace Injury and Death from Excessive Heat”

House Committee on Small Business

  • On July 10th, the committee will hold a hearing titled, “Continuing to Serve: From Military to Entrepreneur”
  • On July 11th, the committee will hold a hearing titled, “SBA Management and Oversight of SCORE”

House Committee on Financial Services

  • On July 10th the committee will hold a hearing titled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy”
  • On July 10th, the subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets will hold a hearing titled, “Building a Sustainable and Competitive Economy: An Examination of Proposals to Improve Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosures”
  • On July 17th, the committee will hold a hearing titled, “Examining Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency and Its Impact on Consumers, Investors, and the American Financial System
  • On July 24th, the committee will hold a hearing titled, “The Next Megabank? Examining the Proposed Merger of SunTrust and BB&T”
  • On July 25th, the Task Force on Technology will hold a hearing titled, “Examining the Use of Alternative Data in Underwriting and Credit Scoring to Expand Access to Credit”

House Committee on Appropriations

  • There are no relevant hearings today

House Ways and Means Committee

  • There are no relevant hearings today

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

  • There are no relevant hearings today

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

  • On July 11th, the committee will hold a hearing titled, “The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress”

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

  • There are no relevant hearings today

Senate Committee on Appropriations

  • There are no relevant hearings today

Senate Committee on Finance

  • There are no relevant hearings today

Senate Judiciary

  • On July 9th, the committee will hold a hearing titled, “Protecting Innocence in a Digital World”
  • On July 17th the committee will hold a hearing titled, “Oversight of the United States Copyright Office”
  • On July 23rd, the committee will hold a hearing titled, “Oversight of the Enforcement of the Antitrust Laws

At the Agencies

Department of Labor

  • There is no relevant news today

Department of the Treasury

  • There is no relevant news today

Small Business Administration

  • SBA Awards $100,000 for Veteran Owned Small Business Growth Pilot Training Program

Office of the US Trade Representative

  • There is no relevant news today

Department of Commerce

  • There is no relevant news today