Financial Services Committee

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement upon passage of the conference report to the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 5515). Hensarling was a House conferee with jurisdiction over the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), which reforms the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). By focusing on businesses that own, operate, or provide critical infrastructure, targeting spe…

Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) delivered the following speech on the House floor today during debate on a bill to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) without any reforms to the program: Mr. Speaker, I come to the floor today to do something I do not often do, and that is I have asked my leadership to put a bill on the floor that I do not support. Im talking about the bill that would provide for a non-reform re-authorization of the National Flood Insur…

Today, the Financial Services Committee approved seven important pieces of legislation to safeguard our financial system and improve access for all Americans to financial services and products. Today, we meet to consider seven important bills to help the lives of every day Americans and help protect our financial system, said Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) in his opening statement. Indeed we are one of the hardest working committees on this Hill, and this could not be done without …

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) issued the following statement on an agreement to modernize the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The House has spent the past several months examining how to modernize CFIUS in a way that will allow us to address emerging national security needs while keeping Americas doors open to investment. Our Committee worked together to come up with a bipartisan…

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