Credit unions need regulatory relief regarding the TCPA, CUNA wrote to the Senate Commerce Committee Tuesday. CUNA sent its letter for the record of the committee’s hearing on oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.
The SBA’s Office of Advocacy wrote to the FCC sharing credit union concerns with the TCPA. Members of CUNA’s Small Credit Union Committee asked the SBA to contact the FCC, and credit unions were cited in the letter.
CUNA requested a House subcommittee press upon the Federal Communications Commission the need to revise its implementation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in a letter for a Wednesday House subcommittee hearing.
The FCC should take the opportunity suggested by CUNA and others to update the TCPA to treat informational calls to wireless phones the same as calls to landlines, CUNA wrote Thursday in reply comments to the FCC.
Defining key statutory terms and identifying methods to revoke consent in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act will help reduce confusion for credit unions trying to remain in compliance, CUNA wrote to the FCC Wednesday.
CUNA joined several other organizations Thursday to file a petition requesting the Federal Communications Commission take action to clarify the definition of an automatic telephone dialing system for purposes of the TCPA.
CUNA joined several organizations to call on a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee to encourage the Federal Communications Commission to clarify the definition of an autodialer, among other actions.
The TCPA is impacting consumer-friendly communications between credit unions and their members, CUNA Senior Director of Advocacy and Counsel Leah Dempsey told a Federal Communications Bar Association panel discussion.