On May 7th, the House Financial Services Committee passed five bills related to the swaps and derivatives industry. H.R. 634, "The Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2013," would exempt end-users from the margin and capital requirements of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act; H.R. 677, the "Inter-Affiliate Swap Clarification Act," would exempt inter-affiliate trades from the Dodd-Frank Act's margin, clearing, and reporting requirements; H.R. 742, the "Swap Data Repository and Clearinghouse Indemnification Act of 2013," would remove an indemnification requirement imposed on foreign regulators by the Dodd-Frank Act as a condition of obtaining access to data repositories; H.R. 992, the "Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act," would repeal the swap desk "push out" provision of the Dodd-Frank Act; and H.R. 1256, the "Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act," would require the SEC and CFTC to jointly issue rules relating to swaps transacted between U.S. persons and non-U.S. persons. In addition, the Committee passed two bills related to the JOBS Act. H.R. 701 would require the SEC to finalize the rules to implement Title IV of the JOBS Act by October 31, 2013. Title IV requires the SEC to adopt or amend SEC Regulation A to create a new category of public offerings exempt from SEC registration of up to $50 million. H.R. 801 would amend Title VI of the JOBS Act to include savings and loan holding companies within the increased deregistration thresholds for banks and bank holding companies. House Financial Services Committee Press Release.