|TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2019
Floor Schedule and Procedure:
Suspensions (7 bills):
This bill addresses unintended administrative complications that resulted from implementation of Section 309 of the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” (S. 2155) clarifying requirements for certain refinanced VA mortgage loans to allow them to be securitized by Ginnie Mae.
This bill extends anti-retaliation protections to all whistleblowers who report misconduct, whether internally or to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
This bill requires the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide a 25-basis point discount in upfront FHA single-family mortgage insurance premiums for first-time homebuyers who complete a housing counseling program from a HUD-approved housing counseling agency.
This resolution emphasizes the investor protection and education missions of state and federal security regulators and calls on the Securities and Exchange Commission to collaborate with state security regulators.
This bill requires the Securities and Exchange Commission to report on investment research regarding small issuers, including emerging growth companies and companies considering initial public offerings.
This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to report on (1) the limitation on shares of an individual company that a diversified investment company may own, and (2) the limitation’s impact on capital formation.
This bill requires the SEC’s Small Business Advocate to add rural-area small businesses and issues they have with getting access to capital to its focus areas, ensuring that they get specific attention when the SEC and federal policy makers are making decisions.
|QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”