United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
The United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (formerly the Committee on Banking and Currency) has jurisdiction over matters related to banks and banking, price controls, deposit insurance, export promotion and controls, federal monetary policy, financial aid to commerce and industry, issuance of redemption of notes, currency and coinage, public and private housing, urban development, mass transit and government contracts.
The Committee is one of twenty standing committees in the United States Senate. The Committee was formally established as the "Committee on Banking and Currency" in 1913, when Senator Robert L. Owen of Oklahoma sponsored the Federal Reserve Act. Senator Owen served as the Committee's inaugural Chairman.
Members, 116th CongressEdit
Members, 115th CongressEdit
|Economic Policy||Tom Cotton (R-AR)||Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)|
|Housing, Transportation, and Community Development||David Perdue (R-GA)||Bob Menendez (D-NJ)|
|Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection||Tim Scott (R-SC)||Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)|
|National Security and International Trade and Finance||Ben Sasse (R-NE)||Mark Warner (D-VA)|
|Securities, Insurance, and Investment||Pat Toomey (R-PA)||Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)|
Committee on Banking and Currency, 1913–1970Edit
|Robert L. Owen||Democratic||Oklahoma||1913–1919|
|George P. McLean||Republican||Connecticut||1919–1927|
|Peter Norbeck||Republican||South Dakota||1927–1933|
|Duncan U. Fletcher||Democratic||Florida||1933–1936|
|Robert F. Wagner||Democratic||New York||1936–1947|
|Charles W. Tobey||Republican||New Hampshire||1947–1949|
|Burnet R. Maybank||Democratic||South Carolina||1949–1953|
|J. William Fulbright||Democratic||Arkansas||1955–1959|
|A. Willis Robertson||Democratic||Virginia||1959–1966|
|John J. Sparkman||Democratic||Alabama||1966–1970|
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, 1970–presentEdit
|John J. Sparkman||Democratic||Alabama||1970–1975|
|Alfonse D'Amato||Republican||New York||1995–1999|
|Tim Johnson||Democratic||South Dakota||2011–2015|
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- Pecora Commission, the commission established to investigate the causes of the Wall Street Crash of 1929
- "U.S. Senate: Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs". www.senate.gov. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
- U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs (Archive)
- Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. Legislation activity and reports, Congress.gov.
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