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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

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.

Members, 116th Congress

Majority Minority
  • Patrick McHenry, North Carolina, Ranking Member
  • Frank Lucas, Oklahoma
  • Bill Posey, Florida
  • Blaine Luetkemeyer, Missouri
  • Bill Huizenga, Michigan
  • Steve Stivers, Ohio
  • Ann Wagner, Missouri, Vice Ranking Member
  • Andy Barr, Kentucky
  • Scott Tipton, Colorado
  • Roger Williams, Texas
  • French Hill, Arkansas
  • Tom Emmer, Minnesota
  • Lee Zeldin, New York
  • Barry Loudermilk, Georgia
  • Alex Mooney, West Virginia
  • Warren Davidson, Ohio
  • Ted Budd, North Carolina
  • David Kustoff, Tennessee
  • Trey Hollingsworth, Indiana
  • Anthony Gonzalez, Ohio
  • John Rose, Tennessee
  • Bryan Steil, Wisconsin
  • Lance Gooden, Texas
  • Denver Riggleman, Virginia
  • William Timmons, South Carolina
  • Van Taylor, Texas

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

Subcommittees

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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)

Related pages

  • United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
  • List of current United States House of Representatives committees


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