United States House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities and Investment

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The U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises is a subcommittee of the House Committee on Financial Services.


The subcommittee reviews laws and programs related to the U.S. capital markets, the securities industry, and government-sponsored enterprises, such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It also oversees the Securities and Exchange Commission and self-regulatory organizations, such as the New York Stock Exchange and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, that police the securities markets.

In 2001 the jurisdiction over insurance was transferred to the then-House Banking and Financial Services Committee from the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Since that time it has been the purview of the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises. But "with plans to reform Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac expected to take up much of that panel's agenda, insurance instead [was] moved to a new Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity [as of the 112th Congress]."[1]

Members, 115th Congress[edit]

Majority Minority
Ex officio


  1. ^ Lehmann, R.J. (2011-01-20). "Insurance gets top billing on new House subcommittee". SNL Financial. Archived from the original (subscription only) on 2011-01-27. Retrieved 2011-01-27. 

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