United States House Committee on Financial Services

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The United States House Committee on Financial Services, also called the House Banking Committee, is the committee of the United States House of Representatives that oversees the entire financial services industry, including the securities, insurance, banking and housing industries. The Financial Services Committee also oversees the work of the Federal Reserve, the United States Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other financial services regulators.

History[change | change source]

The Banking and Currency Committee was created on December 11, 1865. It was supposed to take over responsibilities of the Ways and Means Committee. It continued to use this name until 1968, when it became the current name.[1][2]

Members, 116th Congress[change | change source]

Majority Minority

Sources: H.Res. 7 (Chair), H.Res. 8 (Ranking Member), H.Res. 57 (D), H.Res. 68 (R)

Subcommittees[change | change source]

Meeting of the House Financial Services Committee

The Financial Services Committee has six subcommittees.

Subcommittee Chair Ranking Member
Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions Gregory Meeks (D-NY) Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)
Diversity and Inclusion Joyce Beatty (D-OH) Ann Wagner (R-MO)
Housing, Community Development and Insurance Lacy Clay (D-MO) Steve Stivers R-OH
Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets Brad Sherman (D-CA) Bill Huizenga (R-MI)
National Security, International Development and Monetary Policy Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) French Hill (R-AR)
Oversight and Investigations Al Green (D–TX) Andy Barr (R-KY)

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Chapter 5. Records of the Banking and Currency Committees". Guide to the Records of the U.S. House of Representatives at the National Archives, 1789–1989 (Record Group 233). National Archives and Records Administration. Retrieved 26 November 2010.
  2. In at least the 96th Congress, the Committee title was Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/96th_United_States_Congress#Committees

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