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.
CUNA’s compliance staff was recently asked about a garnishment order for a member’s that receives federal benefits. The credit union determined the member did not have enough and the member asked the order be paid in full using those funds.