Today, the House Agriculture Committee held a hearing to assess the progress of global derivatives reforms since the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law five years ago. Dodd-Frank imposed sweeping new regulations over the financial industry, including the regulation of swaps under Title VII, which had previously not been regulated in the U.S.
A resolution to recognize the establishment of Hunters for the Hungry programs across the United States and the contributions of those programs efforts to decrease hunger and help feed those in need. (Passed Committee by voice vote and ordered to be reported favorably to the House with the recommendation that it pass, May 17, 2007)
- H.Res.79 - Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga. (introduced 01/19/2007)
- Press Release: Committee Approves Three Bills for Floor Consideration
- Publication: Section by Section Analysis of H.Res. 79
- Publication: Statement of Chairman Peterson during consideration of H.Res. 79