Senate panel unveils reform measure
- Gramm says banking panel to vote on reform bill Feb. 25. Barancik, Scott // American Banker;1/20/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 12, p2
Reports that the United States Senate Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs Committee will begin voting on financial reform legislation on February 25, 1999, according to chairman Senator Phil Gramm. Democratic Senator Paul S. Sarbanes' reaction to Gramm's timing; Controversy over the Community...
- D'Amato sounds dubious about new bank powers. Anason, Dean // American Banker;6/26/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 121, p3
Focuses on Senate Banking Committee chairman Alfonse M. D'Amato who plans to reject legislation to allow banks to enter securities underwriting and other businesses through operating subsidiaries. Concern that bank operating subsidiaries would pose risks to deposit insurance funds; Opposition...
- Lawmakers Fear QRM's Impact on Small Lenders. Borak, Donna // American Banker;6/29/2011, Vol. 176 Issue 100, p3
The article reports on a U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing, at which concerns were discussed regarding the impact of pending regulations on the ability of community banks to compete in the mortgage business.
- Comprehensive reform legislation needed to build confidence of marketplace in financial institutions. Higgins, Kevin // Marketing News;6/7/1985, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p1
The article reports on the statement issued by U.S. Sen. Jake Garn, chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, on the need for comprehensive reform in the banking industry. The senator brushed off a suggestion that regulatory changes, not the comprehensive deregulation...
- Whitewater, power shift to test bipartisanship of banking committees. Garsson, Robert M. // American Banker;1/6/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 4, p2
Reports on the outlook for bipartisanship on the banking committees in Congress. Teamwork on matters involving banking by both House and Senate banking committee; Impact of whitewater to the relations between the two parties on the banking committees; Regulatory relief as one likely to...
- Senate Panel Approves Bill That Would Allow Banks to Underwrite Munis. Anason, Dean // Bond Buyer;09/14/98, Vol. 325 Issue 30477, p5
Reports that the United States Senate Banking Committee has voted to approve a bill permitting banks, securities and insurance firms to combine and allowing banks to underwrite municipal bonds. Prospects for enactment in 1998; Rollback of the Glass-Steagal law during the Depression era that...
- Obstacle Course Awaits Senate Reg Reform Bill. Kaper, Stacy // American Banker;1/4/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p1
The article reports on legislative efforts in the U.S. Senate to reform the federal regulation of banks. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd was attempting to create a bill with bipartisan appeal. He is quoted commenting on his efforts to constructively engage Republican lawmakers, who...
- Senate banking announces subcommittee chairs. // Mortgage Banking;Apr95, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p7
Reports on US Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee's announcement of the chair for its subcommittees. Appointment of Senator Connie Mack as chair of the Housing Opportunity and Community Development Subcommittee.
- Senate banking panel's lineup takes shape as 2 seats are added. McConnell, Bill // American Banker;12/9/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 234, p3
Reports that US Senate leaders have added two seats to the Banking Committee, bringing the total membership to 18. Loss of the seat of Small Business Committee Chairman Christopher Bond; Republicans in the panel; Committee members up for reelection in 1998.