6/10/2010 House leaders name Reg Reform conferees
Texas Bankers AssociationHouse leaders yesterday named 31 conferees -- 20 Democrats and 11 Republicans -- to the conference committee that will reconcile the differences between the Senate- and House-passed versions of the financial regulatory reform bill. The conference will begin this afternoon with opening statements.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Democrats from the Financial Services Committee are: Chairman Barney Frank (Mass.) and Reps. Paul Kanjorski (Pa.), Maxine Waters (Calif.), Carolyn Maloney (N.Y.), Luis Gutierrez (Ill.), Mel Watt (N.C.), Gregory Meeks (N.Y.), Dennis Moore (Kan.), Mary Jo Kilroy (Ohio) and Gary Peters (Mich.).
Democrats named to oversee specific sections of the bill are: Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson (Minn.) and Rep. Leonard Boswell (Iowa); Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (Calif.) and Rep. Bobby Rush (Ill.); Judiciary Chairman John Conyers (Mich.) and Rep. Howard Berman (Calif.); Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Edolphus Towns (N.Y.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (Md.); and Small Business Chairman Nydia Velazquez (N.Y.) and Rep. Heath Shuler (N.C.).
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Republicans from the Financial Services Committee are: Ranking member Spencer Bachus (Ala.) and Reps. Ed Royce (Calif.), Judy Biggert (Ill.), Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), Jeb Hensarling (Texas) and Scott Garrett (N.J.).
Republicans named to oversee specific sections of the bill are: House Agriculture ranking member Frank Lucas; Energy and Commerce ranking member Joe Barton (Texas); Judiciary ranking member Lamar Smith (Texas); Oversight and Government Reform ranking member Darrell Issa (Calif.); and Small Business ranking member Sam Graves (Mo.).
The Senate named seven Democrats and five Republicans to the conference on May 25.