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 and 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, 115th CongressEdit
|Economic Policy||Tom Cotton (R-AR)||Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)|
|Housing, Transportation, and Community Development||Tim Scott (R-SC)||Bob Menendez (D-NJ)|
|Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection||Pat Toomey (R-PA)||Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)|
|National Security and International Trade and Finance||Ben Sasse (R-NE)||Joe Donnelly (D-IN)|
|Securities, Insurance, and Investment||Dean Heller (R-NV)||Mark Warner (D-VA)|
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|
- List of current United States Senate committees
- United States House Committee on Financial Services
- 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 2017-01-07.
- 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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