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S. 3008, the "Student Tax Relief Act"

This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income the discharge of student loan debt after June 12, 2014, due to: (1) borrower defenses asserted pursuant to the Higher Education Act of 1965, or (2) an agreement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau or any other federal agency in connection with the closure or other agency action relating to an educational institution.
 

Examining the CFPB’s Proposed Rulemaking on Arbitration: Is it in the Public Interest and for the Protection of Consumers?

House Financial Services Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee
 
Witness List:
 
Professor Jason S. Johnston, Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law 
 
Mr. Dong Hong, VP and Regulatory Counsel, Consumer Bankers Association 
 
Mr. Andrew Pincus, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP, on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce 
 
Mr. F. Paul Bland Jr., Executive Director, Public Justice 

Did Bank Settlement Agreements Subvert Congressional Appropriations Powers?

House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations 
 
Witness List:
 
Ambassador C. Boyden Gray, Partner, Boyden Gray & Associates 
 
Professor Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
 
Dr. Paul Larkin, Senior Legal Research Fellow, Heritage Foundation
 
Professor David Min, Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law

Hearing on a Discussion Draft of the "Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act"

House Committee on Natural Resources Committee

Witness List:

Mr. Antonio Weiss
Counselor to the Secretary
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Washington, D.C. 
 
The Honorable Anthony A. Williams
Senior Advisory, Dentons US LLP, 
and former Mayor of Washington, D.C. 
Washington, D.C. 
 
Mr. John V. Miller, CFA
Managing Director, Co-Head of Fixed Income
Nuveen Asset Management 
Chicago, IL 
 
Professor Andrew Kent
Professor of Law
Fordham University School of Law 
New York, NY
 
Mr. Susheel Kirpalani
Partner
Quinn Emanuel Urquahart & Sullivan
New York, NY
(Disclosure Form)
 
Prof. Simon Johnson
Professor of Global Economics and Management
MIT Sloan School of Management 
Cambridge, MA
 
Mr. Timothy H. Lee (Invited)
Senior Vice President of
Legal and Public Affairs
Center for Individual Freedom
Alexandria, VA

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