Monday, Jan. 30: Comments are due today on a proposal by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to overhaul rules on bank operating subsidiaries. Tuesday, Jan. 31: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. takes up proposals for lowering bank insurance premiums. The Federal Open Market Committee meets today and tomorrow amid expectations that the monetary policy body will vote to raise interest rates. The House Ways and Means Committee begins two days of hearings on proposals to liberalize rules on individual retirement accounts. 10 a.m., 1100 Longworth House Office Building The Senate Banking Committee hears testimony on the Mexican peso crisis. 10 a.m., 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building Wednesday, Feb. 1: The Senate Agriculture Committee votes on legislation to reauthorize the Commodities Futures Trading Commission. 9:30 a.m., 332 Russell Senate Office Building Thursday, Feb. 2: The Federal Reserve Board meets in open session. Agenda items include amendments to risk-based capital guidelines. 10 a.m., Eccles Building Board Room Comptroller of the Currency Eugene A. Ludwig and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Ricki Tigert Helfer address the New York State Banking Association in New York. Also speaking is New York Fed President William McDonough. Friday, Feb. 3: No significant events scheduled.

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