House Releases Conferee List as Reconciliation Process Begins

Barney Frank to chair conference committee

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The House and Senate begin opening remarks of the conference debate to reconcile their versions of financial services reform legislation at 2:15 on Thursday, June 10. The public service cable network C-SPAN has agreed to provide coverage of all open sessions, which includes opening day, of the House and Senate conference debate. A final list of House conferees was released Wednesday night by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Massachusetts), will chair the conference committee.

According to the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the conferee members are expected to work on specific provisions of the bill from June 15 to 17 and June 22 to 24, with the goal of reaching an agreement on or before June 26. The goal is to have a final bill to President Obama by July 4.

The final list of House and Senate conferees are as follows:

Senate:

Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota)

Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island)

Chuck Schumer (D-New York)

Chris Dodd (D-Connecticut)

Blanche Lincoln (D-Arizona)

Tom Harkin (D-Vermont)

Pat Leahy (D-Vermont)

Dick Shelby (R-Alabama)

Bob Corker (R-Tennessee)

Michael Crapo (R-Idaho)

Judd Gregg (R-New Hampshire)

Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia)

House:

Barney Frank (D-Massachusetts)

Carolyn Maloney (D-New York)

Paul Kanjorski (D-Pennsylvania)

Luis Gutierrez (D-Illinois)

Maxine Waters (D-California)

Melvin Watt (D-North Carolina)

Gregory Meeks (D-New York)

Dennis Moore (D-Kansas)

Mary Jo Kilroy (D-Ohio)

Spencer Bachus (R-Alabama)

Ed Royce (R-California)

Judy Biggert (R-Illinois)

Shelley Moore Capito (R-West Virginia)

Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas)

Scott Garrett (R-New Jersey)

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