Monday Minute

Upcoming legislative activity important to real estate.

Monday Minute: Week of September 21, 2020

Both the House and the Senate are in session this week. What issues should REALTORS® follow? Endangered Species Act Modernization (NAR Letter); Federal Data Privacy Legislation (Possible Coalition Letter); Federal Reserve's Economic Crisis Response; and the Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness (NAR Letter).

Hearing/Markup Schedule*

Tuesday, September 22

  • Hearing on "Oversight of the Treasury Department's and Federal Reserve's Pandemic Response" — House Financial Services Committee

Wednesday, September 23

  • Hearing on the Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2020 — Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
  • Hearing on "Revisiting the Need for Federal Data Privacy" legislation — Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
    Watch the live stream
  • Hearing on the Federal Reserve's response to the economic crisis — House Oversight and Reform Committee
  • Hearing on "COVID-19: An Update on the Federal Response" — Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
    Watch the live stream

Friday, September 25

  • Hearing on "A Review of PPP (Paycheck Protection Program) Forgiveness" — House Small Business Committee | Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access
    Watch the live stream

*Schedule is subject to change



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