Capital Building

House Committee On Financial Services

Committee Background

Year Established


Key Issues

U.S. and global economies; banking system; housing; insurance; consumer credit; securities and exchanges; production and distribution of currency


Banks and banking, including monetary policy; oversight of the Federal Reserve Board and Treasury; economic stabilization; financial aid to commerce and industry; insurance generally; international finance; international financial and monetary organizations; money and credit; public and private housing; securities and exchanges; urban development

Committee Leadership

Chair Jeb Hensarling (R - TX)
Ranking Mem. Maxine Waters (D - CA)
Ranking Member

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