United States House Committee on Financial Services

The United States House Committee on Financial Services, also referred to as the House Banking Committee and previously known as the Committee on Banking and Currency, is the committee of the United States House of Representatives that oversees the entire financial services industry, including the securities, insurance, banking and housing industries. The Financial Services Committee also oversees the work of the Federal Reserve, the United States Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other financial services regulators.

House Financial Services Committee
Standing committee
Active

United States House of Representatives
117th Congress
History
FormedDecember 11, 1865
Leadership
ChairMaxine Waters (D)
Since January 3, 2019
Ranking memberPatrick McHenry (R)
Since January 3, 2019
Vice chairJake Auchincloss (D)
Since January 3, 2021
Structure
Seats54
Political partiesMajority (30)
  •   Democratic (30)
Minority (24)
Website
financialservices.house.gov

    The House Committee on Financial Services is one of the House's most powerful committees.

    It is currently chaired by Democrat Maxine Waters from California. Waters was elected as chair of the committee, and assumed office on January 3, 2019. The Ranking Member is Republican Patrick McHenry from North Carolina, he has served as the Ranking Member since January 3, 2019.