The House Financial Services Committee announced changes to its subcommittees Thursday.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., a senior member of the panel, will no longer chair the financial institutions subcommittee. She will be succeeded by Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill.
Rep. Maloney will chair the Joint Economic Committee, a panel made up of members from both the House and the Senate.
Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., will succeed Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., as the chairman of the House Financial Services oversight subcommittee. Rep. Watt will chair a new subcommittee focused on domestic monetary policy.
Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., will chair the international monetary policy subcommittee.
Also Thursday, the Senate Banking Committee added members.
The Democrats added Sens. Herb Kohl of Wisconsin, Mark Warner of Virginia, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, and Michael Bennett of Colorado. The committee now has 13 Democrats and 10 Republicans; the split was 11 to 10 in the last Congress.
Two Democrats, Sens. Robert Casey of Pennsylvania and Tom Carper of Delaware, left for other committee assignments.
The Republicans added Sens. Jim DeMint of South Carolina, David Vitter of Louisiana, Mike Johanns of Nebraska, and Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas. Sen. Michael Enzi of Wyoming left the committee. Sens. Chuck Hagel of Nebraska and Wayne Allard of Colorado retired last year, and Sen. Elizabeth Dole of North Carolina lost her re-election bid.