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Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs

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U.S. Senate rules define the jurisdiction of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs as:

. While the Committee is given authority in "matters relating to international economic policy as it affects United States monetary affairs, credit, and financial institutions; economic growth, urban affairs, and credit", this area may overlap that of the Senate Committee on Finance and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Leadership and organization

In the 111th Congress, the chair is Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT), and Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) is the Ranking Member of the Committee. It has five subcommittees: