The Senate on Tuesday named a dozen conferees to final negotiations with the House on the 1,500-page Wall Street overhaul legislation.
Seven Democrats and five Republicans will be representing the Senate side of the conference charged with reconciling legislative differences between the two chambers. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) will serve as chairman of the conference negotiations, which Democrats aim to complete before the July Fourth recess.
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) will be joined by committee members Sens. Tim JohnsonTim JohnsonCourt ruling could be game changer for Dems in Nevada Bank lobbyists counting down to Shelby’s exit Former GOP senator endorses Clinton after Orlando shooting MORE (D-S.D.), Jack ReedJack ReedA guide to the committees: Senate Cruz: Supreme Court 'likely' to uphold Trump order Schumer: Trump should see 'handwriting on the wall,' drop order MORE (D-R.I.), Charles SchumerCharles SchumerEllison holds edge in DNC race survey Overnight Cybersecurity: Trump defends Flynn, blasts leaks | Yahoo fears further breach Overnight Finance: Trump's Labor pick withdraws | Ryan tries to save tax plan | Trump pushes tax reform with retailers MORE (D-N.Y.), Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), Bob CorkerBob CorkerA guide to the committees: Senate Republicans play clean up on Trump's foreign policy GOP Congress unnerved by Trump bumps MORE (R-Tenn.), Mike CrapoMike CrapoA guide to the committees: Senate Time for the feds to deregulate gun suppressors Senate votes to repeal transparency rule for oil companies MORE (R-Idaho) and Judd Gregg (R-N.H.).
The House has yet to name its conferees.