Over the next four weeks, 19 credit union leagues from 26 states will be in D.C. to “hike the hill,” meeting with lawmakers, regulators and CUNA staff, as fall is generally the busiest time of year for visits.
WASHINGTON (2/26/16)--The ever-increasing regulatory burden credit unions are subject to was chief among the topics of discussion with thousands of credit union leaders and their elected officials on Capitol Hill this week. As part of the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, nearly 5,000 credit unions leaders lined up meetings with legislators to discuss credit union issues.
The House voted Thursday in favor of an appropriations bill that contains several major victories for credit unions. It does not place NCUA under the appropriations process, and makes significant changes to the CFPB.
The House approved by voice vote Wednesday an amendment removing language placing NCUA under the appropriations process from H.R. 3354, a major victory for CUNA, leagues and credit unions who advocated strongly in support of the amendment.