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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 193 (Tuesday, November 28, 2017)]
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(Committees not listed did not meet)
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee ordered
favorably reported the nominations of Brian D. Montgomery, of Texas,
Robert Hunter Kurtz, of Virginia, and Suzanne Israel Tufts, of New
York, each to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Committee concluded a
hearing to examine the nomination of Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to
be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System,
after the nominee testified and answered questions in his own behalf.
Committee on the Budget: Committee ordered favorably reported an
original bill entitled, “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Clean Air
and Nuclear Safety concluded a hearing to examine the nominations of
Kenneth E. Allen, of Kentucky, who was introduced by Senator McConnell,
A. D. Frazier, of Georgia, Jeffrey Smith, of Tennessee, who was
introduced by Senators Alexander and Corker, and James R. Thompson III,
of Alabama, each to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the
Tennessee Valley Authority, after the nominees testified and answered
questions on their own behalf.
Committee on Foreign Relations: Committee concluded a hearing to
examine the nominations of Christopher Ashley Ford, of Maryland, to be
an Assistant Secretary (International Security and Non-Proliferation),
and Yleem D. S. Poblete, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary
(Verification and Compliance), who was introduced by Senator Boozman
and Representative Ros-Lehtinen, both of the Department of State, after
the nominees testified and answered questions in their own behalf.
PROPOSALS TO SIMPLIFY FAFSA
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee
concluded a hearing to examine reauthorizing the Higher Education Act,
focusing on examining proposals to simplify the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), after receiving testimony from Justin S.
Draeger, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators,
and Kim Rueben, Urban Institute, both of Washington, D.C.; Nancy J.
McCallin, Colorado Community College System, Denver; Judith Scott-
Clayton, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York; and
Elaine Genise Williams, YWCA of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia.
COMBATING MONEY LAUNDERING, TERRORIST FINANCING, AND COUNTERFEITING ACT
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine S.
1241, to improve the prohibitions on money laundering, after receiving
testimony from Kenneth A. Blanco, Deputy Assistant Attorney General,
Criminal Division, Department of Justice; Matthew C. Allen, Assistant
Director, Investigative Programs, Homeland Security Investigations,
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security;
Jennifer Fowler, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Office of
Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes; Charles Davidson, Hudson
Institute, John Cassara, Foundation for Defense of Democracies Center
on Sanctions and Illicit Finance, and Douglas Farah, IBI Consultants
LLC, all of Washington, D.C.; and Kathryn Haun Rodriguez, Coinbase
Global, Inc., San Francisco, California.
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee met in closed session to
receive a briefing on certain intelligence matters from officials of
the intelligence community.
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