Committees

Agriculture Committee

  • Chairman, Agriculture Committee

Financial Services Committee

  • Member, Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets

Areas of jurisdiction: U.S. capital markets, the securities industry, and government-sponsored enterprises, such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It also oversees the Securities and Exchange Commission and self-regulatory organizations, such as the New York Stock Exchange and the NASD, that police the securities markets.

  • Member, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions

Areas of jurisdiction: financial regulators, such as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Federal Reserve, all matters pertaining to consumer credit including the Consumer Credit Protection Act and access to financial services, as well as the safety and soundness of the banking system.<