Chairman Fitzpatrick and Ranking Member Lynch together led the first hearing of the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing and focused on laying the groundwork to understand current policy and challenges regarding terror funding.
Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 1463, the SEC Revolving Door Restriction Act of 2015. The legislation requires Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) employees to wait at least one year before working for a company if they handled an enforcement action brought against that company within the previous 18 months.
Congressman Lynch traveled to South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria as part of a Congressional Delegation to meet with United States security and counterterrorism personnel, as well as country partners, to review Embassy security.
Congressman Lynch introduced H.R. 1216, the Maker-Taker Conflict of Interest Reform Act of 2015. This legislation requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to carry out a pilot program to assess the impact of an alternative to the maker-taker pricing model.