Senate Agriculture Committee Swiftly Advances CFTC Commissioner Nominees
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., today announced the Committee unanimously voted to favorably report the following nominees to serve as Commissioners at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC): Rostin Behnam, Brian D. Quintenz, and Dawn DeBerry Stump. The nominees may now be considered by the full U.S. Senate for confirmation.
“We all agree that the CFTC needs a full Commission,” the senators said. “We’re pleased our Committee has done its work to get these nominees through in a bipartisan manner.”
The Committee held a hearing on the nominees on July 27.
The nominees were approved by voice vote.
Meghan Cline (Roberts): 202-224-2035
Jess McCarron (Stabenow): 202-224-1437
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